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  Definition of bore
  1. a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
  2. diameter of a tube or gun barrel
  3. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
  4. a person who evokes boredom
  5. make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool; "don''t drill here, there''s a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"
  6. cause to be bored
Similar Words: bore-hole, drill hole, gauge, caliber, calibre, tidal bore, eagre, aegir, eager, dullard, drill, tire

 

Hyponyms: shot hole, fuddy-duddy, stuffed shirt, gasbag, windbag, nudnik, nudnick, platitudinarian, spud, counter-drill, trepan

 

Derivational Morphology: drill, calibrate, pall, dull, tire, electric drill, drilling, boring, oil production, gauge, caliber, calibre, bore-hole, drill hole, bore bit, borer, rock drill, stone drill, woodborer, dullard

 

Anagrams: robe, Ebro, Boer

 

 
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