boring

  1. the act of drilling
  2. the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
  3. drill a hole into

boring

(from the article `hand tool`) A varied terminology is related to making holes with revolving tools. A hole may be drilled or bored; awls, gimlets, and augers also produce holes. ...
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boring

[adj] - so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness 2. [n] - the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
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Boring

• (n.) The chips or fragments made by boring. • (n.) 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. • (n.) A hole made by boring. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bore
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boring

deadening adjective so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; `a boring evening with uninteresting people`; `the deadening effect of some routine tasks`; `a dull play`; `his competent but dull performance`; `a ho-hum speaker who couldn`t cap...
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Boring

[earth] Boring is drilling a hole, tunnel, or well in the earth. ==Earth boring== Boring is used for a wide variety of applications in geology, agriculture, hydrology, civil engineering, and oil and natural gas industries. Today, most earth drilling is done in order to do one of the following things: Unlike drilling in other materials where...
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Boring

[manufacturing] 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 gun barrel or an engine cylinder. Boring is used to achieve greater accuracy of the diameter of a hole, and c...
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Boring

Bor'ing noun 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. « One of the most important applications of boring is in the formation of artesian wells. Tomlinson.
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boring

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. 'One of the most important applications of boring is in the formation of artesian wells.' (Tomlinson) ... 2. A hole made by boring. ... 3. The chips or fragments made by boring. Boring bar, a revolving o...
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Boring

A machining method using single point tools on internal surfaces of revolution.
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boring

boring Charm-free.
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Boring

Capable of penetrating a solid substratum by scraping or chemical dissolution
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Boring

Capable of penetrating a solid substratum by scraping or chemical dissolution
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BORING

Method of using the nose or tip of the bar to saw into the tree while falling or bucking.
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