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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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Much of the wood that I use already has worm holes in it because I let the logs sit awhile outside before I mill them into lumber (sometimes even on purpose), so I have a head start, but there will still often be spots without bug holes where the wood needs a little extra love.
Defect/Board # 1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Mineral streak x Fleck x Coloration x x x Sound knot Pin knot x Black knot Bark pocket Curl White speck x Decay Blue stain x Worm hole x x Cluster of worm holes x Wane x x Split x Shake Through shake x Hit and miss x Mechanical burn x Defect/Board #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 Mineral streak x Fleck x x x x Coloration Sound knot x Pin knot Black knot x Bark pocket x x Curl x x White speck Decay x Blue stain Worm hole x Cluster of worm holes Wane x Split x x Shake x Through shake Hit and miss Mechanical burn Table 3.
The predominantly one-sided conversation - it is unnecessary and unproductive to try and stop someone so enthusiastic when in full flight - lurches between satellite technology, nanobots, worm holes and the fact our universe is dying.
Character-marked cuttings can be defined as cuttings that may contain some minor defects on the exposed face, including stain, burls, pin knots, small bird pecks, and pin worm holes (Araman 1979).
Unfortunately, I found that the ones with the worm holes were so chewed up they weren't worth working with, and even the "good" ones were still bitter after several changes of water.
Look for structural damage like wood rot, worm holes, broken pieces or loose joints before trying to correct dents and scratches and other surface defects.
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.
It is very hard and a grayish color and is perforated with many worm holes.
Through his contributions to the understanding of time and space, ranging from black holes to worm holes, he has earned a reputation as one of the most imaginatively perceptive scientists of all time.
Mathematician Hawking and physicist Mlodinow explain what modern physics reveals about the expanding universe, the formation of black holes, and the possibility of interdimensional worm holes and time travel.
The character markings may include tight knots, worm holes, bird pecks, swirls, burls and other grain irregularities, stain, streaks and other color variations occurring in the growth of the wood.
To create the look of worm holes, drills, ice picks and wire brushes often are used.