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orifice

[′ȯr·ə·fəs]
(electromagnetism)
Opening or window in a side or end wall of a waveguide or cavity resonator through which energy is transmitted.
(science and technology)
An aperture or hole.

orifice

orifice
A mouth, aperture, opening, perforation, passage, or hole. The size of an orifice normally is fixed.
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This includes hand-held mobile phone blockers and Body Orifice Security Scanners which will be introduced to all prisons from 2009, as recommended the Blakey Report.
In the South Park episode, scheduled to be aired all over Christmas, a character claims to have been sprayed with blood from a body orifice of a Virgin Mary statue.
SPS require a supplier to provide Planned Preventative Maintenance and Reactive Maintenance for X-Ray machines, Metal Detectors, Automatic Target Detection equipment and Body Orifice Security Scanners at SPS sites across Scotland.
Measures are in place to prevent the supply of drugs into prison, including searching strategies, mobile phone signal detectors and Body Orifice Security Scanners.
Besides the sniffer dogs the prison drugs trade was dealt a huge blow by the installation of the Body Orifice Security Scanner - a chair that can detect mobile phones hidden inside visitors.
Their underworld rackets have been rocked by the installation of the Body Orifice Security Scanner at Dublin's Cloverhill Prison where it has already helped round up 28 mobile phones between May and November.
Prison chiefs have invested in Body Orifice Security Scanner technology, also known as Boss chairs.
Prison officers as well as inmates and visitors will be screened with the Body Orifice Security Scanners.