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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Bore'

Bore Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    bear n
  1. massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  2. an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price [ant: bull] v
  3. have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"
  4. give birth (to a newborn); "My wife had twins yesterday!" [syn: give birth, deliver, birth, have]
  5. put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage" [syn: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up]
  6. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
  7. bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers" [syn: turn out]
  8. take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility" [syn: take over, accept, assume]
  9. contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water" [syn: hold, carry, contain]
  10. bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?" [syn: yield, pay]
  11. have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar" [syn: wear]
  12. behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Bore'

  • Bore: Bore may refer to: Bore (engine), the diameter of a cylinder in a piston engine. Bore (wind instruments), the interior chamber of a wind ...
  • Bore (engine): Bore is the diameter measurement of the cylinders in a piston engine. Engine displacement is calculated by: \ times \mbox bore^2 \times \ ...
  • Gauge (bore diameter): Gauge is determined from the weight of a solid sphere of lead that will fit the bore of the firearm, and is expressed as the ...
  • Tidal bore: A tidal bore (or simply bore in context, or also aegir, eagre, or eygre) is a tidal phenomenon in which the leading edge of the incoming ...
  • Bore (wind instruments): The bore of a wind instrument is its interior chamber that defines a flow path through which air travels and is set into vibration to ...
  • Borehole: A borehole is the generalized term for any narrow shaft bored in the ground, either vertically or horizontally. A borehole may be ...

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'Bore' in famous quotation sentence

* The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal. - H.L. Mencken

* Every hero becomes a bore at last. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault. - Henry Kissinger

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Bore Sample Sentences in News

  • Bore water is treated and safe to drink
    Bore water, which has supplemented the water supply for Waikanae, Paraparaumu and Raumati in recent weeks, goes through the same treatment process as river water before it comes out of our taps. As of today, the amount of bore water being used to supplement this water supply is 75%. Water supplies for Ōtaki and Paekākāriki come from different bore fields and do Read more on this news related to 'Bore'
  • Stafford Square Bore Mounting Collar Designed for Square Shafts and Tubing
    Stafford Manufacturing Corp. has introduced a new line of machined square bore two-piece shaft collars that mount onto square shafts and tubing for attaching a wide range of items. Read more on this news related to 'Bore'
  • Sunderland hit bore nerve with Gus Poyet as Kidderminster expose flaws
    • Premier League side begin vital run in sloppy fashion • Non-league opponents disappointed not to earn replay Gus Poyet is the sort of manager who spends countless hours scrutinising DVDs of his team's matches but there are exceptions to every rule. "I won't be watching this game again," said Sunderland's manager. "The game was bori Read more on this news related to 'Bore'

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