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wormhole

1. a hole made by a worm in timber, plants, etc.
2. Physics a tunnel in the geometry of space--time postulated to connect different parts of the universe

wormhole

(werm -hohl) A theoretical object bridging two regions of spacetime. See also white hole.

wormhole, bore hole

A hole or tunnel of any size in wood caused by worms.

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The WoodEye system also detected fleck, clusters of worm holes and shake.
Kemper has also seen worms create so many worm holes in a furrow during irrigation that water ceased to reach the lower end of the field.
Especially on projects like beams and mantels, worm holes help add a lot of age to a piece.
After removing bark, a log with no worm holes could be used to produce face and back veneers for the British panels.
We grow lovely berries, not the gnarly little things with worm holes I had expected.
Injecting liquid manure under pressure may further increase its flow rate into drainpipes through worm holes.
But if you get that far and do decide to rebind, the damage he describes is horribly depressing: dog eared leaves, tears, worm holes, missing leaves, marks, stains, fungal spores, loose plates, unusual numbering or section arrangement and, innocently slipped into that list, amateur repairs.
The strange thing is, this is the first year that very few apples were affected by the worm holes.
Kids get exposed to the words and science terms used on television and in the movies, such as matter-antimatter power, space-time continuum, worm holes, and black holes.
Pick off and destroy fruits with visible worm holes or damaged areas.
Moreover, textures that replicate saw marks, worm holes and other decorative details give laminate flooring a remarkably realistic look, but not at the expense of Mother Nature.