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Bore (IPA: /ˈbɔɹ/)


Bore (imp.)

of Bear

Bore (v. t.)

To perforate or penetrate, as a solid body, by turning an auger, gimlet, drill, or other instrument; to make a round hole in or through; to pierce; as, to bore a plank.

Bore (v. t.)

To form or enlarge by means of a boring instrument or apparatus; as, to bore a steam cylinder or a gun barrel; to bore a hole.

Bore (v. t.)

To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; as, to bore one's way through a crowd; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.

Bore (v. t.)

To weary by tedious iteration or by dullness; to tire; to trouble; to vex; to annoy; to pester.

Bore (v. t.)

To befool; to trick.

Bore (v. i.)

To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool; as, to bore for water or oil (i. e., to sink a well by boring for water or oil); to bore with a gimlet; to bore into a tree (as insects).

Bore (v. i.)

To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns; as, this timber does not bore well, or is hard to bore.

Bore (v. i.)

To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort.

Bore (v. i.)

To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air; -- said of a horse.

Bore (n.)

A hole made by boring; a perforation.

Bore (n.)

The internal cylindrical cavity of a gun, cannon, pistol, or other firearm, or of a pipe or tube.

Bore (n.)

The size of a hole; the interior diameter of a tube or gun barrel; the caliber.

Bore (n.)

A tool for making a hole by boring, as an auger.

Bore (n.)

Caliber; importance.

Bore (n.)

A person or thing that wearies by prolixity or dullness; a tiresome person or affair; any person or thing which causes ennui.

Bore (n.)

A tidal flood which regularly or occasionally rushes into certain rivers of peculiar configuration or location, in one or more waves which present a very abrupt front of considerable height, dangerous to shipping, as at the mouth of the Amazon, in South America, the Hoogly and Indus, in India, and the Tsien-tang, in China.

Bore (n.)

Less properly, a very high and rapid tidal flow, when not so abrupt, such as occurs at the Bay of Fundy and in the British Channel.

Bore ()

imp. of 1st & 2d Bear.

Bore

Measurement of diameter of a cylinder through which a piston travels

Bore

Interior chamber of a wind instrument

Bore

Person who inspires boredom or is boorish in demeanor

Bore

Hollow portion of a firearm barrel through which a projectile travels from the breech to the muzzle

Bore

Commune of Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Bore Synonyms

Drill Hole, Bore-hole

Bore Synonyms

Dullard

Bore Synonyms

Caliber, Calibre, Gauge

Bore Synonyms

Aegir, Eagre, Tidal Bore, Eager

Bore Synonyms

Drill

Bore Synonyms

Tire

BORE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Beryllium oxide reactor experiment

BORE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Boresight

BORE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Break Once Run Everywhere

BORE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Broken Once Running Everywhere

Bore Rhymes

Baur, Boar, Boer, Bohr, Bore, Borre, Chore, Clore, Coar, Cohr, Cor, Core, Corps, Corr, D'or, Doerr, Dohr, Door, Dore, Dorr, Drawer, Faure, Floor, Flor, Flore, For, Fore, Four, Glor, Glore, Goar, Gore, Gorr, Hoar, Hoare, Hoerr, Horr, Knorr, Kohr, Laur, Laure, Loar, Loehr, Lohr, Lor, Lore, Mohr, Moore, Mor, More, Morr, Nohr, Nor, Oar, Ohr, Or, Ore, Orr, Por, Pore, Porr, Pour, Roar, Roehr, Rohr, Saur, Schnorr, Schor, Schorr, Scor, Score, Shore, Shorr, Snore, Soar, Sor, Sore, Spaur, Spore, Stoehr, Stohr, Store, Storr, Swore, Thor, Tor, Tore, Torr, Torre, Vore, War, Warr, Whore, Woehr, Wor, Wore, Yore, Your

Abhor, Ador, Adore, Afore, Amour, Ashore, Bator, Before, C4, Cat-4, Decor, Delore, Deplore, Devor, Dior, Elnore, Explore, Gabor, Galore, Gilgore, Hardcore, Ignore, Igor, Implore, Inscore, Inshore, Jambor, Labore, Lahore, Lalor, Lamaur, Lazor, Lenore, Livor, Longcor, M4, Mazor, Melor, Ngor, Noncore, Offshore, Outpour, Outscore, Postwar, Prewar, Rapport, Restore, Roquemore, Rumore, Sedor, Senor, Timor

Antiwar, Anymore, Armentor, Balthazor, Guarantor, Heretofore, Livermore, Montefiore, Paramore, Underscore

Cavalli-sfor, Espectador, Montemayor, Sotomayor
Villasenor

Bore (Last Name / Surname)

Bore is the #126,018 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 136 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Bore in Spanish is Aburrir

Tagalog Translation

Bore in Tagalog is Abalahin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And thus he bore without abuse The grand old name of gentleman, Defamed by every charlatan And soiled with all ignoble use." - Gentlemen

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And thus he bore without abuse The grand old name of gentleman, Defamed by every charlatan, And soiled with all ignoble use." - In Memoriam A.H.H.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Hmph. You were starting to bore me anyway. Good riddance!" - Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I travelled among unknown men, In lands beyond the sea; Nor, England! did I know till then What love I bore to thee." - William Wordsworth

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I try to be a Christian...I don't pray really, because I don't want to bore God." - Orson Welles


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