Metalworking. a machine for boring large holes in heavy work, having a table on which the work rotates while the hole is bored vertically.
(engineering) a large vertical lathe having a rotating table on which work is secured. Tools are held on a fixed post and the work is rotated around it Also called (informal) roundabout
causing or marked by boredom: a boring discussion; to have a boring time. Contemporary Examples The Amazing Superheroes of New York City Matthew Shaer August 6, 2011 How to Fix Britain’s Disastrous Election Robert Lane Greene May 6, 2010 Prince Harry’s Vegas Harley Adventure Tom Sykes November 20, 2011 Vikram Chandra Is A Novelist Who’s […]
causing or marked by boredom: a boring discussion; to have a boring time. Contemporary Examples Hanging Out with Ian McEwan: Full Transcript The Daily Beast Video April 13, 2010 noun the act or process of making or enlarging a hole the hole made in this way (often pl) a fragment, particle, chip, etc, produced during […]
Machinery. the act or process of making or enlarging a hole. the hole so made. Geology. a cylindrical sample of earth strata obtained by boring a vertical hole. borings, the chips, fragments, or dust produced in boring. Historical Examples A Practical Treatise on Gas-light Fredrick Accum The Popular Science Monthly, August, 1900 Various Soap-Making Manual […]
a male given name. 1894–1943, king of Bulgaria 1918–43. Contemporary Examples The British Conservatives’ Battle Matthew D’Ancona October 4, 2009 Boris Johnson Is Right: Some Women Go to College to Find a Husband Janine di Giovanni July 8, 2013 Where Can Syria’s Asma Assad Go? Anna Nemtsova July 21, 2012 Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ […]