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See definition of borer on Dictionary.com
  • as inmachine tool
  • as inauger
  • as indrill

synonyms for borer

  • broaching machine
  • drill
  • facing machine
  • grinder
  • lathe
  • mill
  • planer
  • press drill
  • saw
  • shaper
  • tapping machine
  • threading machine
  • grill
  • tool
  • gimlet
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How to use borer in a sentence

“But if it gets down to minus 30, and minus 30 used to be very common in the northern part of the state, you’d expect about 90% of emerald ash borers to die.”
WHAT IS BUGGING THE PLANET?STEPHEN STARRAUGUST 31, 2021OZY
The emerald ash borer is significantly more tolerant of cold.
DOES A COLD WINTER MEAN FEWER BUGS IN THE SUMMER?PHILIP KIEFERFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The borer, likely introduced to Michigan in the ’90s from east Asia, is a glossy green beetle that rears its larvae in the inner bark of ash trees.
DOES A COLD WINTER MEAN FEWER BUGS IN THE SUMMER?PHILIP KIEFERFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
So, crouching on the ground, Davi twists the borer into one of the trunks.
WE DIDN’T TRACK HURRICANES HUNDREDS OF YEARS AGO—BUT TREES DIDGRETA MORANOCTOBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He was surrounded by armour, treasure, and various implements, including the fire-borer.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
The 5⁄8-inch pipe is tapped with the tap borer in the center.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
The rockets were slowly cut; the borer jarred at the bottom of its hole; again the disintegrators droned out.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
His attention was drawn to the borer, now dimly illuminated by its portable light, which had been secured to the door.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
He started slowly around the borer, found a long narrow door slightly ajar, and stepped inside.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
This borer would come close to meeting the professor's, four miles under our camp!
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BORER

  • borer
  • gimlet
  • grill
  • tool
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