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shot hole

noun
1.
a condition in plants in which small, rounded spots drop out of the leaves, appearing as if the leaves were riddled by shot, resulting from infection or injury.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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Examples from the web for shot hole
  • The tee shot here will determine whether this is a two or three-shot hole.
  • The shot hole or explosives method is one source for creating vibrations.
  • One shot hole line crosses the parcel with one shot hole.
  • Many orchards were being treated to prevent shot hole disease.
  • Ziram and copper- based pesticides are effective for leaf curl and shot hole disease, and ziram also controls scab.
British Dictionary definitions for shot hole

shot hole

noun
1.
a drilled hole into which explosive is put for blasting
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