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noun as in perforation

noun as in prick

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The pinhole camera on the front is 40MP, capable of shooting in 4K at 60fps.

The foundation’s staff had swept the place for bugs and found a camera hidden in the wall, pointed through a pinhole at Navalny’s desk.

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Honestly, I’ve never loved the pinhole strategy for selfie cameras since I find it more intrusive than a notch at the edge of the screen.

The two compartments would be separated by a wall with a shutter covering a pinhole just large enough for a gas molecule to pass through.

Example: "Sam, you have no idea how big this thing was…It was like putting like a watermelon into a pinhole."

He has long worked with different types of photography, including pinhole cameras and camera obscura.

Let us say that such a thing occurs; you have pricked one pinhole too many round the corner of the mouth.

(b) A small impurity in the rubber may dissolve in the acid and leave a minute pinhole.

Between eye and nostril, on either side, was the sinister "pinhole," that is the infallible mark of the poison-sac serpent.

The idea of photography as an art has been discussed no doubt ever since the invention of the pinhole.

In a dark-room a light must be placed behind the pinhole, and a bit of ground glass held in front of the lens.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pinhole, such as: breach, break, chasm, chink, cleft, and crack.

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