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to fatigue with dullness or tedium

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an unpleasant, tiresome person

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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

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

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It required a lot of planning and a little luck, but the 10-11 July 2015 IOP and other successful deployments during PECAN provided scientists with an unprecendented new set of data needed to establish how well do our current theoretical predictions reproduce the observed dynamic and thermodynamic structure of atmospheric bores. For example, cross sections through the 11 July bore provide evidence that large vertical displacements can occur above the theorized bore height (Fig.
A: I'm not being flippant, but the simple answer is use a new bore brush for cleaning your rifle or your handgun when the old one wears out.
The premise behind lapping is to dress smoothly the bore metal surfaces to a high degree of refinement and accuracy, thereby allowing a more uniform bullet passage up the bore.
Small wonder, since that is eight times the powder charge and 5.75 times the bullet weight of a standard 12 bore (12 Gauge) Brenneke slug.
Both blocks were sprayed using a test 6-pass spray process in which bores were coated in sequence from bore 1 to bore 8.
Bores can disappoint, because of various factors, even if the predicted tide is very high.
Speculation abounds in the world of big bore rifles as to what was the largest rifle and the largest shotgun bore in the vintage years of the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
"Compared to machines when I got started," he said, "today's models are easier to use, make much longer bores, and have features that allow them to compete with other types of trenchless equipment.
A guy gets all set up at one of the 100-yard benches, fires one shot, then grabs a cleaning rod and furiously brushes the bore of his new elk rifle for a minute or so.
The bores attracted crowds to the banks of the river in Flintshire to observe the phenomenon, which only occurs in certain estuaries around the world.
(8.) When installing cavities into bores, start by manually lining up any flats or dowels.
The Bores. The Married Bores - having twice the Bore Power, are much worse than the Single Bore.
The problem with machining consecutive engine bores such as those required for camshafts or crank-shafts, said Philip Szuba of Lamb Technicon Machining Systems in Warren, Mich., is deflection.
Problem: Figure 3 shows the component and the extensive machining for oil passages and cylinder bores that was required.
Acra Bore of Indiana specializes in making directional bores for public works projects in and around Indianapolis.