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borebore3 ●●○ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [singular]WANT something that is not interesting to you or that annoys you πŸ”Š Waiting is a bore. πŸ”Š You’ll find it’s a terrible bore.2 [countable]BORING someone who is boring, especially because they talk too much about themselves or about things that do not interest you πŸ”Š He turned out to be a crashing bore (=used to emphasize that someone is very boring).3 PMW[singular] the measurement of the width of the inside of a long hollow object such as a pipe or the barrel of a gun πŸ”Š Take a length of piping with a bore of about 15 mm.12-/16-/20- etc bore πŸ”Š a 12-bore shotgunwide-/narrow-/fine- bore πŸ”Š a fine-bore tube4 [singular] a wave of water that moves quickly along a river from the sea at particular times of the year πŸ”Š the Severn bore5 TECTI[countable] a borehole
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boreβ€’ a 12-bore shotgunβ€’ Washing the dishes is a bore.β€’ Winston is such a bore!β€’ Whereupon the media, denied the excitements that they had trumpeted, declared the whole event a big, irrelevant bore.β€’ Solitons are solitary waves; the Severn bore is a good example.β€’ Gluck was armed with an incredibly heavy musket, a single-shot museum piece with an octagonal barrel and a smooth bore.β€’ At parties she always gets stuck with some bore who wants to tell her the story of his life.β€’ It was in the direction of Temple Bar Creek and the Mereenie water bores.wide-/narrow-/fine- boreβ€’ This process can be hastened by gentle pipetting of the egg masses through a wide bore glass mouth pipette.β€’ Those who could not take this minimum daily requirement orally were fed by fine bore nasogastric tube.