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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.
Blocks from the bivalve zone were excluded from the ANOVA because the zone did not occur at Worm Hole and at East Wall all the 13-month blocks in it were lost.
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.
If you want to make something look older, just add some worm holes.
Moving away from vertebrates, I've found water permeability of 10,000-plus-year-old clay layers to be affected markedly by 'fossil' worm holes that wick water through quickly.
New age and science holdings alike will appreciate This Book is From the Future: A Journey Through Portals, Relativity, Worm Holes, and Other Adventures in Time Travel.
Even Michael Crichton, my favorite sci-fi author, admitted to fudging the rules of science where it applied to worm holes for the sake of telling a story.
hint of want that drives worm holes into the carefully etched wood.
After removing bark, a log with no worm holes could be used to produce face and back veneers for the British panels.
Many of these photographs show growth rings, worm holes and other details in perfect clarity.
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.