What does boring mean?

boring meaning in General Dictionary

The act or process of one who or that which bores since the boring of cannon the bland of piles and ship timbers by particular marine mollusks

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  • so with a lack of interest regarding cause psychological weariness
  • the act of drilling
  • the act of drilling a hole within the earth within the hope of producing petroleum
  • of Bore
  • The work or procedure for one that, or what, bores; since, the humdrum of cannon; the humdrum of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks.
  • A hole created by humdrum.
  • The chips or fragments created by boring.

boring meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., "activity of piercing," from bore (v.). From 1853 in mention of the animals that bore; 1840 when you look at the feeling "wearying, causing ennui."


boring meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bore

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  • (letter.) The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the humdrum of cannon; the humdrum of piles and ship timbers by particular marine mollusks.
  • (letter.) A hole made by humdrum.
  • (n.) The chips or fragments created by boring.

Sentence Examples with the word boring

In the first instance, a smaller cutting frame is used, boring a hole from 3 to 5 ft.

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