poke hole

  n.
   a hole designed to allow tools to poke into or through it, generally for accessing a retainer

Locksmith dictionary . 2014.

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  • poke a hole in something — phrase to make a hole in something by pushing something through it He had poked a hole in his blanket. Thesaurus: to make a hole, dent or line in somethingsynonym holes and openings in surfaceshyponym Main entry: poke …   Useful english dictionary

  • poke — ► VERB 1) jab or prod with a finger or a sharp object. 2) make (a hole) by jabbing or prodding. 3) (poke about/around) look or search around a place. 3) (often poke out) thrust out or protrude in a particular direction. ► NOUN ▪ …   English terms dictionary

  • poke — poke1 [pōk] vt. poked, poking [ME poken < MDu or LowG] 1. a) to push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod b) Slang to hit with the fist 2. to make by poking [to poke a hole in a bag] …   English World dictionary

  • poke — poke1 [pəuk US pouk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(with a finger/stick etc)¦ 2¦(through a space/hole)¦ 3¦(be seen)¦ 4 poke a hole 5 poke holes in something 6 poke fun at somebody 7 poke your nose into something 8 poke the fire 9¦(sex)¦ Phrasal verbs   …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • poke — poke1 [ pouk ] verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to push something quickly with your finger or a pointed object: Jane poked me in the arm to get my attention. The boys were poking the worm with a stick. poke at: Tom poked at the vegetables… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • poke — 1 verb 1 WITH A FINGER/STICK ETC (T) to quickly push into something or someone with your finger, a stick, or something pointed: Andy poked the fish to see if it was still alive. | Be careful with that umbrella, or you ll poke someone in the eye.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • poke — I n. punch (colloq.) to give smb. a poke (in the eye) II v. 1) (d; intr.) to poke at ( to jab ) (he kept pokeing at me) 2) (D; tr.) ( to jab ) to poke in (to poke smb. in the ribs) 3) (d; tr.) ( to extend ) to poke out of (to poke one s head out… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • poke — I UK [pəʊk] / US [poʊk] verb Word forms poke : present tense I/you/we/they poke he/she/it pokes present participle poking past tense poked past participle poked * 1) [intransitive/transitive] to push something quickly with your finger or a… …   English dictionary

  • hole — n. 1) to bore; dig a hole 2) to fill in a hole 3) a deep; gaping, yawning hole 4) a rabbit; watering hole 5) (misc.) to pick holes in smt. ( to find flaws in smt. ); to poke a hole in smb. s argument; (golf) to shoot a hole in one * * * [həʊl]… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • poke — I. /poʊk / (say pohk) verb (poked, poking) –verb (t) 1. to thrust against or into (something) with the finger or arm, a stick, etc.; prod: to poke a person in the ribs. 2. to make (a hole, one s way, etc.) by or as by thrusting. 3. to thrust or… …   Australian English dictionary


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