keyhole keyhole  /ˈki ˌhoʊl/


  • (n) the hole where a key is inserted


  1. As an extra precaution, a keeper would insert a pin through keyhole-like apertures in the plates and in the top of the door.
  2. A boy peeks through a projection-booth window to see a movie or through a keyhole to watch a beautiful woman slowly undress before her mirror.
  3. Most newsmen in Washington also believed they knew this keyhole commentator to be Clinton Wallace Gilbert, shrewd, able correspondent of the New York Evening Post.


  1. Wee Grow at Bowie gets grant from Lowe?s

    Bowie Elementary School thanked Daniel Paciscco of Lowe?s this past week for providing a Toolbox for Education grant to the school for the “Wee Grow at Bowie” project. Bowie teacher Margie Scull and Master Gardener Cheryl Heintze worked with students to set up a Butterfly Garden for flowers and a Keyhole Garden for vegetables in the school?s courtyard.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: San Marcos Daily Record

  2. Tiny Bio-Inspired Robot Modeled From Feet Of A Tree Frog

    Animals and nature have provided a fountain of inspiration and solutions to robotic researchers in the creation of bio-inspired-robots. In the case of researchers at the University of Leeds School of Mechanical Engineering they looked to the feet of tree frogs to help them create a tiny robot designed to crawl inside a patient's body during keyhole surgery.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "There are loose bones in his knee which would need keyhole surgery. That will take two to three weeks' recovery, and means he is out of the Sri Lanka Test series," Intikhab Alam, the Pakistan coach, told AFP. "When such an injury occurs one...
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Intikhab Alam Source:

  2. Blues manager Alex McLeish said: "James had a small tear in his knee." "He had keyhole surgery this morning, and we'll miss him for two more matches." "It happened after the Newcastle match. We were not concerned at first, because we...
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Alex McLeish Source: Special Broadcasting Service

  3. "Jeffreys is definitely up there with the best right I have ever surfed," Burrow said. "Paddling through the keyhole to surf six foot supers with one other guy is unbeatable. Last year was out of this world - that sand formation dished out...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Taj Burrow Source: The International News Magazine

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