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1. bore-hole

noun. a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes.

Synonyms

  • drill hole
  • shot hole
  • excavation

Antonyms

  • natural object

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  • hardcore
  • explore
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2. bore

verb. ['ˈbɔr'] cause to be bored.

Antonyms

  • low quality

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bore

verb. ['ˈbɔr'] make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool.

Synonyms

  • counter-drill
  • drill
  • spud
  • trepan

Antonyms

  • start
  • stand still
  • inferiority
  • superiority

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bore

noun. ['ˈbɔr'] diameter of a tube or gun barrel.

Synonyms

  • diameter
  • caliber
  • diam
  • gauge

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bore

noun. ['ˈbɔr'] a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary).

Synonyms

  • tidal current
  • eagre
  • eager
  • aegir
  • tidal bore

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bore

noun. ['ˈbɔr'] a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes.

Synonyms

  • shot hole
  • excavation
  • bore-hole

Antonyms

  • unenthusiastic
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bore

noun. ['ˈbɔr'] a person who evokes boredom.

Synonyms

  • platitudinarian
  • nudnik
  • stuffed shirt
  • disagreeable person
  • unpleasant person
  • gasbag
  • nudnick
  • dullard

Antonyms

  • erase
  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word tidal-bore


1. Noun Phrase
There the high tide rolls in with on tidal bore, a wave that quickly travels up river against the prevailing current.

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