Bor"ing (?), n.
The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks.
One of the most important applications of boring is in the formation of artesian wells.
A hole made by boring.
The chips or fragments made by boring.
Boring bar, a revolving or stationary bar, carrying one or more cutting tools for dressing round holes. -- Boring tool Metal Working, a cutting tool placed in a cutter head to dress round holes.
© Webster 1913.