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Adjective
/ˈbôriNG/,
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Not interesting; tedious,
  1. Not interesting; tedious
    • - I've got a boring job in an office

  1. drilling: the act of drilling
  2. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long ...
  3. (boringly) in a tedious manner; "boringly slow work"; "he plodded tediously forward"
  4. (boringness) extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
  5. (bored) tired of the world; "bored with life"; "strolled through the museum with a bored air"
  6. (bored) blase: uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence; "his blase indifference"; "a petulant blase air"; "the bored gaze of the successful film star"
  7. Boredom is an emotional state experienced during periods lacking activity or when individuals are uninterested in their surroundings. ...
  8. In machining, boring is the process of enlarging a hole that has already been drilled (or cast), by means of a single-point cutting tool (or of a boring head containing several such tools), for example as in boring a cannon barrel. ...
  9. Boring was the third episode of The Young Ones, a British sitcom. It was written by Ben Elton, Rik Mayall and Lise Mayer, and directed by Paul Jackson. It was first aired on BBC2 on 23 November 1982.
  10. (Bored (song)) "Bored" is a single by American alternative rock band Deftones, released in 1996. It is taken from their début album, 1995's Adrenaline.
  11. A pit or hole which has been bored; That which incites boredom in a person
  12. (boringness) The state or condition of being boring
  13. (bored) suffering from boredom; uninterested, without attention; perforated by a hole or holes through bioerosion
  14. (borings) (1) Subsurface investigations performed by drilling down to the desired depth, removing samples of the material penetrated so that it can be examined at the surface, recording the elevation at which changes in material are found, obtaining samples in a disturbed or undisturbed ...
  15. (Borings) Metal in chip form resulting from machining operations.
  16. Being bored [a term which appeared suddenly, out of nowhere, among the smart set in the 1760s] is the condition—which Guy Debord called the "worst enemy of revolutionary activity"—of being too restless to concentrate, but too apathetic to bust a move. ...
  17. (Bored) To increase the diameter of the Cylinders to increase displacement
  18. (Bored) means "not interested": She is bored by the dry lecture.
  19. (bored) no longer interested in something.
  20. Starting a cut in the center of a log using the tip of the saw blade. Also known as a plunge cut (24).
  21. The process, using a drill or drill press, of enlarging the hosel bore of a wood, iron or putter.
  22. Embroidered goods that have been punctured with a sharp pointed tool known as a bore, the edges of the hole produced by the bore are embroidered, the hole is enlarged by the embroidery.
  23. Open-work incorporated into embroidered designs; a sharp pointed instrument punctures the fabric, and stitches are made around the opening to enclose the raw edges.
  24. Enlarging a hole by means of a single-point cutting tool. Boring may be done to obtain a continuous inside diameter, or a stepped, tapered, contoured or recessed diameter. Boring may be performed on either a lathe or a drilling machine.
  25. (in  Edwin G. Boring (American psychologist))