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General dictionaries General (37 matching dictionaries)
  1. bore, bore, bore, bore: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. bore, bore, bore, bore: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. bore: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. bore: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. bore, bore, bore: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. bore: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. -bore, bore: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Bore: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. bore: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. bore: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. bore: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. bore: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. bore: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. bore: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. bore: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. bore: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. Bore (Italy), Bore (disambiguation), Bore (engine), Bore (engines), Bore (music), Bore (surname), Bore (woreda), Bore: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. bore: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Bore: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. bore: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. bore: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. bore: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. bore: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. BORE: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  25. bore: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  26. Bore, Bore: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  27. Bore: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  28. bore: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  29. bore: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  30. bore: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  31. bore: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  32. bore: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  33. Bore: The Word Detective [home, info]
  34. -bore, bore: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  35. bore: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. BORE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. Bore: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. bore: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. Bore: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. -bore, bore: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. bore: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Bore (engines), -bore, bore: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. bore: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. -bore, bore: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. BoRE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. -bore, bore: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. bore: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  2. bore: WebElements Periodic Table of the Elements [home, info]
  3. bore: How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. bore: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. bore: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Bore: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. bore: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  3. Bore: Explosives [home, info]
  4. BORE: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  5. bore: Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool [home, info]
  6. bore: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  7. BORE: Power Engineering [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (bore)

noun:  a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
noun:  diameter of a tube or gun barrel
noun:  a person who evokes boredom
noun:  a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
verb:  make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool
verb:  cause to be bored

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