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shot hole

A wormhole in wood, usually more than 1/16 in. (1.6 mm) but not more than ? in. (3.2 mm) in diameter.
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Polyphagous shot hole borers stimulate a host response in avocado that includes gumming and a white residue around holes the insect has formed.
A second shot hole was dug into the ground in a track beneath them with two projectiles under eight inches of soil.
The acquisition of 17 shot hole drilling rigs and related services is intended to ensure the uninterrupted availability of seismic shot hole drilling services which are currently in short supply.
While "New" Western historians shot holes in Turner's thesis, the myths of the Old West prevailed.
He had close calls when the enemy shot holes in his plane, but the repetition of missions brought out a feeling of sameness.
They shot holes through the arguments put up in favour of winding down their numbers - and vented a heartfelt lack of faith in their commanders.
As at the current date approximately 900 of 1300 shot holes have been drilled and loaded with explosives.
Some set fire to the green flag of Gaddafi's regime and shot holes in a poster with the leader's image, according to the AP.
There were 23 shot holes in the window, and the hail of pellets had also hit the house next door, and a car on the man's driveway, smashing a rear window.
Can the images of a poem spray buck shot holes into the body of a greenback stuffed sheet wearing shoat?
Due to the shooting, there were five shot holes in the timber wall.
Menna Story, churchwarden at St Mary's, Minera, is bitter that the church's Christmas tree has been stolen - and air rifle vandals have shot holes in the windows (circled, below) Pictures: JEFF PITT