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Overview of noun boring

The noun boring has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. drilling, boring

(the act of drilling)

2. boring, drilling, oil production

(the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum)


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")


Overview of adj boring

The adj boring has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome

(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 capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome")

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