Bole vs. Bore

Bole vs. Bore — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Bole and Bore

Bolenoun

The trunk of a tree.

Boreverb

To make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill.

Bolenoun

Any of various soft fine clays, especially a reddish-brown variety used as a pigment.

Boreverb

To form (a tunnel, for example) by drilling, digging, or burrowing.

Bolenoun

A moderate reddish brown.

Boreverb

To make a hole in or through something with or as if with a drill

"three types of protein that enable the cells to bore in and out of blood vessels" (Elisabeth Rosenthal).

Bolenoun

The trunk or stem of a tree.

Boreverb

To proceed or advance steadily or laboriously

a destroyer boring through heavy seas.

Bolenoun

Any of several varieties of friable earthy clay, usually coloured red by iron oxide, and composed essentially of hydrous silicates of alumina, or more rarely of magnesia.

Boreverb

To make weary by being dull, repetitive, or tedious

The movie bored us.

Bolenoun

(colour) The shade of reddish brown which resembles this clay.

Boreverb

Past tense of bear1.

Bolenoun

(obsolete) A bolus; a dose.

Borenoun

A hole or passage made by or as if by use of a drill.

Bolenoun

a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)

Borenoun

A hollow, usually cylindrical chamber or barrel, as of a firearm.

Bolenoun

the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber

Borenoun

The interior diameter of a hole, tube, or cylinder.

Bolenoun

a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria and closely related to Hausa

Borenoun

The caliber of a firearm.

Borenoun

A drilling tool.

Borenoun

One that is wearingly dull, repetitive, or tedious.

Borenoun

See tidal bore.

Boreverb

(transitive) To inspire boredom in somebody.

Boreverb

(transitive) To make a hole through something.

Boreverb

(intransitive) To make a hole with, or as if with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool.

to bore for water or oilAn insect bores into a tree.

Boreverb

(transitive) To form or enlarge (something) by means of a boring instrument or apparatus.

to bore a steam cylinder or a gun barrel; to bore a hole

Boreverb

(transitive) To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.

to bore one's way through a crowd

Boreverb

(intransitive) To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns.

This timber does not bore well.

Boreverb

(intransitive) To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort.

Boreverb

(of a horse) To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air.

Boreverb

(obsolete) To fool; to trick.

Borenoun

A hole drilled or milled through something, or (by extension) its diameter.

the bore of a cannon

Borenoun

The tunnel inside of a gun's barrel through which the bullet travels when fired, or (by extension) its diameter.

Borenoun

A tool, such as an auger, for making a hole by boring.

Borenoun

A capped well drilled to tap artesian water. The place where the well exists.

Borenoun

One who inspires boredom or lack of interest.

Borenoun

Something that wearies by prolixity or dullness; a tiresome affair.

Borenoun

Calibre; importance.

Borenoun

A sudden and rapid flow of tide in certain rivers and estuaries which rolls up as a wave; an eagre.

Borenoun

a person who evokes boredom

Borenoun

a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

Borenoun

diameter of a tube or gun barrel

Borenoun

a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes

Boreverb

cause to be bored

Boreverb

make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool;

don't drill here, there's a gas pipedrill a hole into the walldrill for oil