The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks.
A hole made by boring.
Drilling holes into hard rock.
The operation of enlarging a hole already drilled or cored, with a single-point tool. This operation produces a close tolerance and fine finish.
the act of drilling
The process, using a drill or drill press, of enlarging the hosel bore of a wood, iron or putter.
Machining a hole or enlarging an existing one with the objective of producing a more accurate hole than by drilling.
Open-work incorporated into embroidered designs; a sharp pointed instrument punctures (or bores) the fabric, and stitches are made around the opening to enclose the raw edges.
Drilling a hole
Embroidered goods that have been punctured with a sharp pointed tool known as a bore, the edges of the hole produced by the bore are embroidered, the hole is enlarged by the embroidery. See Eyelet. See picture. Boring
In machining, boring is the process of enlarging a hole that has already been drilled, by means of a single-point cutting tool, for example as in boring a cannon barrel. Boring is used to achieve greater accuracy of the diameter of a hole, and can be used to cut a tapered hole.