bore

  • 1 BORE — Le bore est l’élément chimique de symbole B et de numéro atomique Z = 5. Bien que sa chimie soit mal connue et en pleine évolution, les emplois de ses dérivés sont anciens, nombreux et importants. Au début du Moyen Âge, on importait en Europe du… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 bore — bore; bore·cole; bore·dom; bore·mat·ic; bore·scope; bore·some; bore·tree; hel·le·bore; wild·bore; coun·ter·bore; bore·some·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 3 Bore — may refer to:* Bore (engine), the diameter of a cylinder in a piston engine * Bore (wind instruments), the interior chamber of a wind instrument * Bore (woreda), a district of Ethiopia that includes the town of Bore * Bore, Italy * Gauge (bore… …

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  • 4 Bore — Bore, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Boring}.] [OE. borien, AS. borian; akin to Icel. bora, Dan. bore, D. boren, OHG. por?n, G. bohren, L. forare, Gr. ? to plow, Zend bar. [root]91.] 1. To perforate or penetrate, as a solid body,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Bore — Bore, v. i. 1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool; as, to bore for water or oil (i. e., to sink a well by boring for water or oil); to bore with a gimlet; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 bore — ‘make a hole’ [OE] and bore ‘be tiresome’ [18] are almost certainly two distinct words. The former comes ultimately from an Indo European base *bhor , *bhr , which produced Latin forāre ‘bore’ (whence English foramen ‘small anatomical opening’),… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 7 bore — ‘make a hole’ [OE] and bore ‘be tiresome’ [18] are almost certainly two distinct words. The former comes ultimately from an Indo European base *bhor , *bhr , which produced Latin forāre ‘bore’ (whence English foramen ‘small anatomical opening’),… …

    Word origins

  • 8 Bore — steht für: ein stark ausgeprägte Gezeitenwelle das Laufquerschnittsvolumen (engl. bore) einer Feuerwaffe, siehe Liste der Feuerwaffen Fachbegriffe Bore (Emilia Romagna), eine Gemeinde in der italienischen Provinz Parma Bore (Äthiopien), Stadt im… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 bore — bore1 [bôr] vt. bored, boring [ME boren < OE borian, to bore < bor, auger < IE base * bher , to cut with a sharp point > Gr * pharein, to split, L forare, to bore, ferire, to cut, kill] 1. to make a hole in or through with a drill or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Bore — (b[=o]r), n. 1. A hole made by boring; a perforation. [1913 Webster] 2. The internal cylindrical cavity of a gun, cannon, pistol, or other firearm, or of a pipe or tube. [1913 Webster] The bores of wind instruments. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Love s… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Bore —   [indisch »Flut«] die, / n, Sprungwelle, eine Gezeitenwelle mit fast senkrechtem vorderem Fluthang, die besonders bei Springflut in trichterförmig verengte Flussmündungen stromauf dringt, z. B. die Bore im Severn (Südwestengland), die Mascaret… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 bore — Ⅰ. bore [1] ► VERB 1) make (a hole) in something with a drill or other tool. 2) hollow out (a gun barrel or other tube). ► NOUN 1) the hollow part inside a gun barrel or other tube. 2) the diameter of this: a small bore rifle …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 bore — past of bear Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. bore …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 bore — past of BEAR bore bō(ə)r, bȯ(ə)r n 1) the long usu. cylindrical hollow part of something (as a tube or artery) 2) the internal diameter of a tube (as a hypodermic needle, catheter, or sound) <a small bore catheter> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 bore — [n] nuisance bother, bromide, bummer*, creep*, deadhead*, downer*, drag*, drip*, dull person, flat tire*, headache, nag, nudge, pain, pain in the neck*, pest, pill*, soporific, stuffed shirt*, tedious person, tiresome person, wet blanket*, wimp* …

    New thesaurus

  • 16 Bore — Bore, imp. of 1st & 2d {Bear}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Bore — Bore, n. [Icel. b[=a]ra wave: cf. G. empor upwards, OHG. bor height, burren to lift, perh. allied to AS. beran, E. 1st {bear}. [root]92.] (Physical Geog.) (a) A tidal flood which regularly or occasionally rushes into certain rivers of peculiar… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Bore — Bore. См. Канал. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 19 Bore — (ind., »Flut«), in Ostindien Bezeichnung brandender Flutwellen, s. Ebbe und Flut …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 20 Bore — (engl., spr. bohr), s. Sprungwelle …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon