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 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 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 — 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 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 head — noun : the cutting end of a boring tool: as a. : the cutterhead of a diamond drill b. : the cutter holder on a boring rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • boring machine — Metalworking. a machine for boring holes in which the cutter is rotated, usually about a horizontal axis. * * * Machine tool for producing smooth and accurate holes in a workpiece by enlarging existing holes with a cutting tool, which may bear a… …   Universalium

  • tool — 1. (tool) (14158↑, 3245↓) One who lacks the mental capacity to know he is being used. A [fool]. A [cretin]. Characterized by low intelligence and/or self steem. That tool dosen t even know she s just using him. Author: tt… …   Urban English dictionary

  • tool — tooler, n. toolless, adj. /toohl/, n. 1. an implement, esp. one held in the hand, as a hammer, saw, or file, for performing or facilitating mechanical operations. 2. any instrument of manual operation. 3. the cutting or machining part of a lathe …   Universalium

  • tool — [1] As a noun, it is any device which assists in the installation or removal of a component. [2] To work material by turning, milling, grinding, polishing, drilling, punching, boring, shaping, shearing, pressing, or planing. [3] As a colloquial… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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