Boring bar
Boring Bor"ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks. [1913 Webster]

One of the most important applications of boring is in the formation of artesian wells. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster]

2. A hole made by boring. [1913 Webster]

3. pl. The chips or fragments made by boring. [1913 Webster]

{Boring bar}, a revolving or stationary bar, carrying one or more cutting tools for dressing round holes.

{Boring tool} (Metal Working), a cutting tool placed in a cutter head to dress round holes. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • boring bar — noun : a cylindrical cutter bar to which a boring tool or cutter is securely attached * * * Metalworking. a bar holding a tool for boring a cylinder or the like. [1835 45] …   Useful english dictionary

  • boring bar — Metalworking. a bar holding a tool for boring a cylinder or the like. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • boring bar — A machine with a stiff bar that has multiple cutting bits used to cut engine cylinders to a specific size. As used in garages, to cut worn cylinders to a new diameter or bearing bores in proper alignment with each other …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Boring — Bor ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks. [1913 Webster] One of the most important applications of boring is in the formation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boring tool — Boring Bor ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks. [1913 Webster] One of the most important applications of boring is in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boring (mechanical) — In machining, boring is the process of enlarging a hole that has already been drilled (or cast), by means of a single point cutting tool (or of a boring head containing several such tools), for example as in boring a cannon barrel. Boring is used …   Wikipedia

  • bar — [1] A unit of pressure. One bar equals 100 kilopascals or 14.5 psi. [2] A rod. Also see anti roll bar anti sway bar antiroll bar boring bar bull bar bumper bar busbar compensating bar compensator …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • boring tool — noun : a boring bit with its supporting boring bar and arbor, used to enlarge and accurately finish a large bore previously formed by casting or otherwise …   Useful english dictionary

  • boring — Renewing the cylinders by cutting them out to a specified size, a boring bar is used to make the cut …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • boring bit — noun : a steel cutter bit to be supported by a boring bar inside a hole (as the bore of a large gun) in process of enlargement …   Useful english dictionary

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