What is bore?

  • (noun): A high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary).
    Synonyms: tidal bore, eagre, aegir, eager
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on bore:

Marching Euphonium
... and moving, much like a trumpet, but it is larger in size, shape, bore and sound ... between the baritone and the euphonium are the size and taper of the bore ... The baritone has a smaller and more cylindrical bore while the euphonium has a larger bore although both produce partials of the B-flat harmonic series, and both have a nine-foot-long main tube, the baritone ...
... The mouthpiece was cup-shaped, and the bore was conical, being probably intermediate between the cylindrical bore of the natural trumpet and the conical bore of the natural horn the taper was slower than that ...
Single-pass Bore Finishing - Process
... This process uses multiple diamond-plated, barrel-shaped tools to finish a bore ... The tools are usually mounted in a dedicated bore finishing machine, however they can also be mounted in a milling machine ... are rotated and the tool is plunged into the bore and removed ...
List Of Ship Commissionings In 1976
... Netherlands Navy De Ruyter Tromp class frigate F806 June Steamship Company Bore Bore Star Finland Ferry In Silja Line traffic after charter to Finnlines November Finnlines Bore Star Finland Ferry Chartered from ...
Coward Springs, South Australia
... The government bore was 400 feet deep and the artesian water rose 15 feet into the air from the bore ... The bore was completed on 16 July 1886 ...

More definitions of "bore":

  • (noun): A hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes.
    Synonyms: bore-hole, drill hole
  • (noun): A person who evokes boredom.
    Synonyms: dullard
  • (verb): Make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool.
    Synonyms: drill
  • (verb): Cause to be bored.
    Synonyms: tire

Famous quotes containing the word bore:

    There is no bore like a clever bore.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    Good words by the third time will even bore the dogs.
    Chinese proverb.

    I dreamed as in my bed I lay,
    All night’s fathomless wisdom come,
    That I had shorn my locks away
    And laid them on Love’s lettered tomb:
    But something bore them out of sight
    In a great tumult of the air.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)