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.
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One of the most important applications of boring is in the formation of artesian wells.
Tomlinson.
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2. A hole made by boring.
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3. pl. The chips or fragments made by boring.
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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.
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