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  Words related to bore

Related / Similar Words: bore-hole, drill hole, gauge, caliber, calibre, tidal bore, eagre, aegir, eager, dullard, drill, tire

 

Definition:
  • a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes;
  • diameter of a tube or gun barrel;
  • a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary);
  • a person who evokes boredom;
  • 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";
  • cause to be bored;

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    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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