There are 3 translations of bore in Spanish:

bore1

Pronunciation: /bɔːr; bɔː(r)/
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There are 3 translations of bore in Spanish:

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  • 1 [well/shaft/tunnel] hacer*, abrir* they bored a hole into the rock hicieron una perforación en la roca we bored our way through the crowd nos abrimos paso entre la muchedumbre his eyes were boring a hole in me me traspasaba con la mirada
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    • He has a story for each tool he demonstrates, be it a drill that bores square holes or a spill plane.
    • Unfortunately, the head was attached to his body, which as a unit had rented the apartment under hers and had bored a hole in the ceiling for stalking purposes.
    • He was staring at a tree that the rock had bored a hole through.
  • 2 (weary) aburrir I'm not boring you, am I? no te estaré aburriendo, ¿no? opera bores me stiff o (BrE also) rigid la ópera me aburre mortalmente or soberanamente I'm bored stiff estoy más aburrida que una ostra the lecture bored me to death o tears la conferencia fue aburridísima or me aburrió hasta decir basta
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    • Oh please, Damion, your insults are so dull it bores me.
    • It's a pretty good story, actually, though I get bored by cards very quickly.
    • I'll give it a go next week, but imagine that this will quickly bore me.

vi

  • perforar, taladrar they are boring for oil/water están haciendo perforaciones en busca de petróleo/agua

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  • 2 2.1 (diameter — of cylinder, pipe, gun barrel) calibre (m) small-bore weapons armas (fpl) de pequeño calibre 12-bore shotgun (BrE) escopeta (f) de calibre 12 2.2 (hole) barreno (m), agujero (m)
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    • Lighting control panels are being installed in the portal equipment rooms, in niches along the length of the tunnel, and in the passageways connecting the bores.
    • The firm wanted to eliminate building mandatory escape cross tunnels between bores, a job requiring tricky ground freezing, says Harnois.
    • Despite all the difficulties the two ends of the tunnel bore met as planned in 1916.
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    • Barrels have ventilated ribs, hard-chromed bores, interchangeable choke tubes (three provided) and lengthened forcing cones to reduce recoil.
    • The inside bore might be 12 in, but the barrels are well over a metre in diameter at the base.
    • The bore of the Browning barrel was mirror smooth from one end to the other.
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    • It is also available as a shotgun in 12 and 20 gauge, and .410 bore.
    • The traditional .22 rifle has been replaced by a choice of Browning automatic handgun or sawn-off 12 bore shotgun.
    • In its shotgun line, it has added a 28 gauge and .410 bore to its series.
  • 3 (tidal wave) [Geog] macareo (m)
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    • The largest bores occur on 25 days a year, in the morning and evening, with biggest bores on tides over 32’.
    • Experiments in a laboratory wave tank show that interactions between bores refracted by a prowlike beach can produce jets in which the velocity is nearly twice the bore's phase speed.
    • On the Shubenacadie River, the tidal bore and rapidly rising tide results in extremely turbulent waters.

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