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eyelet (plural eyelets)
- An object that consists of a rim and small hole or perforation to receive a cord or fastener, as in garments, sails, etc. An eyelet may reinforce a hole.
- Push the aglet of the shoelace through each of the eyelets, one at a time.
- A shaped metal embellishment containing a hole, used in scrapbook. Eyelets are typically set by punching a hole in the page, placing the smooth side of the eyelet on a table, positioning the paper over protruding edge and curling the edge down using a hammer and eyelet setter.
- Cotton fabric with small holes.
- The contact tip of the base of a light bulb.
- A peephole.
- A little eye.
A small hole to receive a cord or fastener
- (transitive) To make eyelets in.