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shot hole

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 of shot hole
1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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

a drilled hole into which explosive is put for blasting
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