(v. t.) To perforate or penetrate, as a solid body, by turning an auger, gimlet, drill, or other instrument; to make a round hole in or through; to pierce; as, to bore a plank.
(v. t.) To form or enlarge by means of a boring instrument or apparatus; as, to bore a steam cylinder or a gun barrel; to bore a hole.
(v. t.) To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; as, to bore one's way through a crowd; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.
(v. t.) To weary by tedious iteration or by dullness; to tire; to trouble; to vex; to annoy; to pester.
(v. t.) To befool; to trick.
(v. i.) To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool; as, to bore for water or oil (i. e., to sink a well by boring for water or oil); to bore with a gimlet; to bore into a tree (as insects).
(v. i.) To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns; as, this timber does not bore well, or is hard to bore.
(v. i.) To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort.
(v. i.) To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air; -- said of a horse.
(n.) A hole made by boring; a perforation.
(n.) The internal cylindrical cavity of a gun, cannon, pistol, or other firearm, or of a pipe or tube.
(n.) The size of a hole; the interior diameter of a tube or gun barrel; the caliber.
(n.) A tool for making a hole by boring, as an auger.
(n.) Caliber; importance.
(n.) A person or thing that wearies by prolixity or dullness; a tiresome person or affair; any person or thing which causes ennui.
(n.) A tidal flood which regularly or occasionally rushes into certain rivers of peculiar configuration or location, in one or more waves which present a very abrupt front of considerable height, dangerous to shipping, as at the mouth of the Amazon, in South America, the Hoogly and Indus, in India, and the Tsien-tang, in China.
(n.) Less properly, a very high and rapid tidal flow, when not so abrupt, such as occurs at the Bay of Fundy and in the British Channel.
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(1) The scaphoid silicone implant bore significant, although less, load than the normal scaphoid.
(2) Paparella type II tubes had a prolonged period of intubation and a decreased reintubation rate when compared with the smaller bore tubes.
(3) He says the next step will be moving to bore water, which will require people to boil water to drink.
(4) By the time the bud was half the diameter of the mother cell, it almost always bore a vacuole.
(5) Rather, there is evidence that students find these courses 'waffly' and boring.
(6) (2) E. granulosus, which includes two geographical groups: (a) Northern group, with two sub-species E. g borelis and E. g. canadensis, the life-cycle of which is sylvatic and that are agents of a pulmonary hydatidosis which may affect Man.
(7) Adult mongrel dogs were instrumented and placed in the bore of a Bruker Biospec 1.89 tesla superconducting magnet system.
(8) But the president said that the rest of the country had relied for too long on police to do the “dirty work” of containing urban violence and bore responsibility for the violent spectacle in Baltimore.
(9) It was shown by double staining that most of the Ia-bearing T cells also bore the T8 marker.
(10) Neither the peak serum E2 level attained nor the number of days of stimulation required bore a relationship to the BMI or the total body weight of these women.
(11) Experts and activists have said the murder bore all the hallmarks of Egypt’s notorious secret service, but Egyptian officials have consistently put forward alternative theories, including that Regeni was killed by a criminal gang and that his death was an isolated incident.
(12) The selectivity, efficiency and lifetime of normal- and narrow-bore columns for high-performance liquid chromatography were investigated for the separation and quantification of amino acids and the amino acid-like antibiotics phosphinothricin and phosphinothricylalanylalanine in biological samples.
(13) Soon my pillowcases bore rusty coins of nasal drippage.
(14) On 1 January 1832, he reports that: "The new year to my jaundiced senses bore a most gloomy appearance.
(15) The use of soft catheter materials in large-bore veins has allowed safe long-term venous access in human patients.
(16) The lesson for the international community, fatigued or bored by competing stories of Middle Eastern carnage, is that problems that are left to fester only get worse – and always take a terrible human toll.
(17) While Cropley talked to a member of staff, her daughter got a bit bored.
(18) Sometimes my press conferences are boring because I’m very polite or political.
(19) It was found that the emphasis in the reporting of adolescence bore little relationship to the importance or relevance of each area of study.
(20) And until recently, they bore children for foreigners who never even saw this place.
(n.) Cream; also, the cream or froth on ale.
(v. i.) To cream; to mantle.
(v. t.) To stretch out; to draw out into thongs, threads, or filaments.
(n.) A bundle, package, or quantity of paper, usually consisting of twenty quires or 480 sheets.
(v. t.) To bevel out, as the mouth of a hole in wood or metal; in modern usage, to enlarge or dress out, as a hole, with a reamer.
(1) The commonly used line-to-line reaming technique was compared to an underreaming technique using both four-fifths and one-third porous-coated anatomic medullary locking (AML) implants.
(2) The disturbance without reaming was limited to the inner layer of the cortex and involved only one-third of the cortical cross-section.
(3) Median strain values of reamed only and polyacetal-nailed femora ranged from 67 to 90 percent of the intact side.
(4) In 10 dogs, closed intramedullary nailing with reaming was performed while compartment pressures were measured.
(5) Errors in surgical judgment were attributed to inadequate preoperative analysis of the pattern of the fracture; undetected intraoperative comminution during reaming or insertion of the nail, or both; or postoperative failure to recognize an increase in comminution and instability of the fracture.
(6) Instead, they continue to pursue austerity policies, which reams of historical data suggest harms economic recovery and does little to create jobs.
(7) Forty comminuted or unstable fractures of the femoral shaft were treated by closed intramedullary reaming and locked nailing.
(8) The process of reaming causes circulatory disturbances in the inner two-thirds of the diaphyseal cortex.
(9) The femoral nailing procedure with reaming in multiple trauma patients involves a potential risk to the lung.
(10) Care must be taken at surgery to ream sufficiently and obtain proper cup fit and position.
(11) The bone remodeling consisted of endosteal surface bone resorption and periosteal surface bone deposition, most likely due to a loss of structural support from the reamed medullary canal.
(12) The line-to-line reamed group showed significantly greater motion than both underreamed groups for all micromotion parameters.
(13) Two gross surgical implantation techniques, one involving reaming out the intramural portion of the uterine tube and the other dissecting it out via a transfundal incision, are compared with microsurgical uterotubal anastomosis.
(14) While it’s suffered setbacks, Uber has a huge competitive advantage in the market: it owns reams of smart data on traffic flows that will be critical to developing the technology.
(15) Mechanical tests showed that the greatest stability was achieved when the prosthetic cup was completely intruded, when all articular cartilage was removed and the socket was reamed, and when anchoring holes for cement were devised.
(16) Restricted reaming, brushing and lavage to remove debris, use of high-viscosity cement, and pressurization of the cement are of paramount importance.
(17) We conclude that bone healing is delayed by medullary reaming, whereas the pattern of healing is similar in bones with and without reaming.
(18) I assimilate reams of paper and electronic notes, scores of blood tests, x-rays and scans, and the current physiological status of the patients.
(19) Nailing was performed either primarily or secondarily and reaming was performed in most cases.
(20) Intramedullary reaming caused marked reductions in systemic and pulmonary artery blood pressure.