push-through
1. noun
a) A narrow passageway through.

1985: "Twas hard to believe a whale that big could get herself into the pond. Certainly, there was no water for her in the pushthrough, and even the south gut never had no moren two fathom and a half since ever I see it. But there she was, and looking twice as big as life." — Farley Mowat, A Whale for the Killing, p.84.

b) A device for cleaning a rifle bore.

Greeners ‘push through’ invention works well with very small bores.

That is pushed through; especially designating something that is operated by being pushed through (something else).

The push-through tab on canned drink was first sold in 1973.


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