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Main Entry: 1bore
Pronunciation: primarystressbomacr(schwa)r, primarystressbodot(schwa)r
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): bored; bor·ing
Etymology: Old English borian "to bore"
1 : to make a hole in especially with a drill
2 : to make (as a hole shaped like a cylinder) by boring or digging away material <bore a well>
3 : to move forward steadily especially by overcoming an opposing force <the plane bored through the storm>

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