boring

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boring (plural borings)

  1. A pit or hole which has been bored.
    • 1992, J. Patrick Powers, Construction dewatering: new methods and applications, p. 191:
      It is common in urban areas that a great many borings exist from prior construction work.
  2. Fragments thrown up when something is bored or drilled.

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boring

  1. Present participle of bore.

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boring (comparative more boring, superlative most boring)

  1. Causing boredom.
    What a boring film that was!

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Etymology[edit]

From boren +‎ -ing.

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boring f (plural boringen, diminutive borinkje n)

  1. drilling
    offshoreboring — offshore drilling
  2. bore of a car's cylinder or canon