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Overview of noun bore

The noun bore has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bore, dullard

(a person who evokes boredom)

2. tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eager

(a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary))

3. bore, gauge, caliber, calibre

(diameter of a tube or gun barrel)

4. bore, bore-hole, drill hole

(a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes)


Overview of noun bear

The noun bear has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) bear

(massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws)

2. bear

(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)


Overview of verb bore

The verb bore has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (7) bore, tire

(cause to be bored)

2. (4) bore, drill

(make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool; "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall")

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