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Synonyms for bore

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for bore

to fatigue with dullness or tedium


an unpleasant, tiresome person

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Synonyms for bore

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

diameter of a tube or gun barrel

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a hole or passage made by a drill

cause to be bored



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


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Thoroughly spray all the carbon-coated surfaces of the muzzle brake and bore evacuator with CLP, NSN 9150-01-054-6453.
Then, lightly lube the inside, valve balls, valve ring and all unpainted surfaces on the bore evacuator.
Reassemble the muzzle brake and bore evacuator following the instructions in the operator's manuals.
Intended to replace free extrusion with a vacuum-tank system that fits within a clean-room environment, the all-stainless Micro Bore ships on a single base measuring only 7.5 ft long.
A fine-toothed timing belt containing a non-stretching stainless-steel braid drives the Micro Bore's integrated puller, and a built-in Thermolator water-temperature controller from Conair Tempro completes the equipment package.