Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of bore.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bore.

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Examples

  • JimmyP, the reason copper clad stainless steel pots and pans don't show signs of the pitting that's associated with copper residue in rifle bores is because the copper on the pots and pans are clad together at the subatomic level - the electrons between the two metals are already stabilized through a (covalent) bonding process.

    The Tragic Tale of Berthold the Blaser

  • JimmyP, the reason copper clad stainless steel pots and pans don't show signs of the pitting that's associated with copper residue in rifle bores is because the copper on the pots and pans are clad together at the subatomic level - the electrons between the two metals are already stabilized through a (covalent) bonding process.

    The Tragic Tale of Berthold the Blaser

  • 'Nonsense, Lizzie,' said Anne, laughing; 'I am sure I have heard plenty of clever people talk, about sensible things too, and never did I hear them called bores, or blue, or any of your awful et ceteras either.'

    Abbeychurch

  • Besides, I long to be on the move; Paris, London, the world, in short, bores me, bores me, bores me! "

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Besides, I long to be on the move; Paris, London, the world, in short, bores me, bores me, bores me! "

    Prince Zilah — Complete

  • What was Cecil Grimshaw going to do in an atmosphere of titled bores, bishops, military men, and cautious statesmen?

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921

  • To abate that plague of bores, which is the scourge

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, February 1, 1890

  • The small number of tsunamis that do break often form vertical walls of turbulent water called bores.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • She maybe nice but she kind of bores me and she has so much staff surely that frees her up to do great things we are the ones we having been waiting for come on michelle. babs

    New poll shows Michelle Obama's stock is on the rise

  • I like regular broccoli but the fact is it kind of bores me.

    A little braised chicken, alot of self-satisfaction..

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