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EtymologyEdit

bore +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

borer (plural borers)

  1. A tedious person.
  2. A person who bores, who drills.
  3. A tool used for drilling.
  4. An insect or insect larva that bores into wood.
  5. One of the many types of mollusc that bore into soft rock.
  6. The hagfish (Myxine).

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for borer in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

borer

  1. present of bore

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Bohrer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bǒːrer/
  • Hyphenation: bo‧rer

NounEdit

bórer m (Cyrillic spelling бо́рер)

  1. drill bit
  2. drill

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ReferencesEdit

  • borer” in Hrvatski jezični portal