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bore

Medspeak
noun The inside diameter of a tubular structure.
 
verb To core or tunnel.
 
Vox populi
noun A person who bores, is boring.
 
verb  To make weary or distracted by being uncompelling, uninteresting or tedious.

bore

Vox populi
1. The inside diameter of a tubular structure.
2. A person who bores.

bore

1. The internal diameter of a tube.
2. To drill, e.g. into the surface of a bone or tooth.
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The civil servants were asked to record how often they had felt bored in the previous month.
com, which commissioned the survey, says that the typical adult wastes almost six hours a week feeling completely and utterly bored with life, which is the equivalent of 13 days a year, or 786.
Auger boring machines may lack the perceived "glamour" of horizontal directional drills, but they continue to be widely used because of the relative low cost of making an auger bored installation compared to other trenchless methods and because there are a large number of contractors with auger boring machines who have the experience to use them effectively.
Older bored children can be encouraged to read, play board games and cards, or participate in school or community sports and activities.
I want to go on record as saying I'm not tired of winning, I'm not bored, I'm very proud to be a Laker, I'm proud to play with my teammates,'' Fox said.
Staff will also be setting up a special website with competitions and tips about how to avoid becoming bored.
Stretches of rock will be either blasted with dynamite or bored with a TBM, but workers must immediately support the crumbly walls with thick layers of concrete and steel arches to prevent their collapse.
While a homesick camper is a common scenario, a more unique situation involves the camper who may have been to camp for five or more summers, and is growing bored with camp life.
Two retractable locator pins permit accurate successive boring of seven holes per cycle and the line of holes can be bored up to 94mm from the edge of a panel.