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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.
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bore

Vox populi
1. The inside diameter of a tubular structure.
2. A person who bores.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bore

1. The internal diameter of a tube.
2. To drill, e.g. into the surface of a bone or tooth.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Understanding the role of bores in nocturnal convection over the Great Plains is strongly in the public's interest since nocturnal convective systems, in particular mesoscale convective systems (MCSs), account for up to 70% of the warm season precipitation in the Great Plains (Fritsch et al.
When Giles was doing culling work for the Elephant Control Division of the Tanganyika Game Department, they used to say, "When 5 or 6 tons of angry pachyderm is coming at you at 25 MPH, whatever you hold will seem far too small." That's when you REALLY want a 2 bore. Being suddenly ambushed by a cape buffalo that someone else wounded and you had no idea was there is another good reason.
As might be expected, simulations showed that stresses in sensitive areas can be reduced by spraying the affected bores early in the process, before the block is heated by spraying earlier bores.
What is a tidal bore? | A river bore is a vigorous wave that pushes upstream, against the current.
While a true 4 has a bore diameter of 1.052" most 4s were made with a bore diameter of about .970" (5-bore) to allow for the thickness of the paper, and later brass, cartridge cases to securely hold the bullet.
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.
Other famous bores occur in the Bay of Fundy in eastern Canada and Qiantang River in China, the world's largest.
If the bore walls are rough and pitted enough to abrade resistance, like carboxylated versions of high-acrylonitrile butadiene copolymer (XNBR).
The Bores opened with the seemingly harmless, "Where are you from?" This is a skilful tactic - an absolutely respectable question, the type that you or I would ask a stranger at an airport.
The Lamb machine bores a 25- to 75-mm hole anywhere within a 250-square-mm work zone without changeover or retooling, he added.
The microstructure in both bores was predominantly ASTM Type A, size 4-5 graphite flakes with an almost fully pearlitic matrix and minimal amounts of free ferrite.