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Meaning of bore

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a person who evokes boredom [syn: {bore}, {dullard}]
      2: a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by
         colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) [syn: {tidal
         bore}, {bore}, {eagre}, {aegir}, {eager}]
      3: diameter of a tube or gun barrel [syn: {bore}, {gauge},
         {caliber}, {calibre}]
      4: a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for
         exploratory purposes [syn: {bore}, {bore-hole}, {drill hole}]
      v 1: cause to be bored [syn: {bore}, {tire}] [ant: {interest}]
      2: make a hole, especially 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"; "carpenter bees are boring holes
         into the wall" [syn: {bore}, {drill}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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