Definitions for bore

Definitions for (noun) bore

Main entry: bore, bore-hole, drill hole

Definition: a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes

Main entry: caliber, calibre, bore, gauge

Definition: diameter of a tube or gun barrel

Main entry: tidal bore, eager, eagre, aegir, bore

Definition: a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

Main entry: bore, dullard

Definition: a person who evokes boredom

Definitions for (verb) bore

Main entry: drill, bore

Definition: make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

Usage: don't drill here, there's a gas pipe; drill a hole into the wall; drill for oil; carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall

Main entry: bore, tire

Definition: cause to be bored

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