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Meaning of KEYHOLE

Pronunciation:  'kee`howl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the hole where a key is inserted
 

KEYHOLE is a 7 letter word that starts with K.

 

 See Also: hole, lock

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Key"hole`\, n.
1. A hole or apertupe in a door or lock, for receiving a key.

2.
   (a) (Carp.) A hole or excavation in beams intended to be
       joined together, to receive the key which fastens
       them.
   (b) (Mach.) a mortise for a key or cotter.

{Keyhole limpet} (Zo["o]l.), a marine gastropod of the genus
   Fissurella and allied genera. See {Fissurella}.

{Keyhole saw}, a narrow, slender saw, used in cutting
   keyholes, etc., as in doors; a kind of compass saw or fret
   saw.

{Keyhole urchin} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous clypeastroid
   sea urchins, of the genera {Melitta}, {Rotula}, and
   {Encope}; -- so called because they have one or more
   perforations resembling keyholes.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are peeping through a keyhole, forewarns that you will be in danger of hurting a good friend by revealing a secret. Dreaming that you catch others peeping through a keyhole, forewarns that you should be cautious of jealous friends who try to blemish your reputation. Dreaming that you cannot find the keyhole in the dark means that you have unconsciously hurt a friend's feeling.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air hole, armhole, blowhole, bullet-hole, bunghole, cringle, deadeye, eye, eyelet, gasket, grommet, guide, knothole, loop, loophole, manhole, mousehole, peephole, pigeonhole, pinhole, placket, placket hole, porthole, punch-hole, spiracle, tap, vent, venthole
 

 

 

 

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