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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 premise behind lapping is to dress smoothly the bore metal surfaces to a high degree of refinement and accuracy, thereby allowing a more uniform bullet passage up the bore.
You would never shoot anything requiring a 2 bore at ranges past that.
As expected temperatures increase for later bores due to block heating from spraying previous bores.
Bores can disappoint, because of various factors, even if the predicted tide is very high.
The most common variation is to shoot one shot, then clean the bore, then repeat this shoot-and-clean routine for at least 10 shots.
The line was to be used to transport natural gas and became the longest bore Parker Lane had attempted with the new drill rig.
The only other river in the UK on which notable bores take place is the Severn,.
The cavity bottomed out in the bore, and without missing a beat he drove the others home in a random "whack-a-mole" fashion until all 32 cavities were seated.
The Bores opened with the seemingly harmless, "Where are you from?
The Lamb machine bores a 25- to 75-mm hole anywhere within a 250-square-mm work zone without changeover or retooling, he added.
Problem: Figure 3 shows the component and the extensive machining for oil passages and cylinder bores that was required.
Acra Bore of Indiana specializes in making directional bores for public works projects in and around Indianapolis.