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  • Edwin Boring (1886–1969), US-amerikanischer Experimentalpsychologe und Psychologie-Historiker
  • Wayne Boring (1905–1987), US-amerikanischer Künstler und Comiczeichner
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  • Boring — Bor ing, n. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] One of the most important applications of boring is in the formation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boring — [bôr′iŋ] adj. 1. for making holes 2. dull, tiresome, etc. n. 1. the action of one that bores 2. a hole made by boring 3. [pl.] chips, flakes, etc. made by boring boringly adv …   English World dictionary

  • Boring — Boring. См. Расточка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • boring — index insipid, irksome, jejune (dull), lifeless (dull), nondescript, ordinary, pedestrian …   Law dictionary

  • boring — mid 15c., action of piercing, from BORE (Cf. bore) (v.). From 1853 in reference to animals that bore; 1840 in the sense wearying, causing ennui …   Etymology dictionary

  • boring — *irksome, tiresome, wearisome, tedious Analogous words: *dull, humdrum, monotonous, dreary, stodgy, pedestrian Contrasted words: *interesting, absorbing, engrossing, intriguing: exciting, stimulating, provoking or provocative (see corresponding… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • boring — [adj] uninteresting arid, bomb*, bromidic, bummer*, characterless, cloying, colorless, commonplace, dead*, drab, drag*, drudging, dull, flat*, ho hum*, humdrum, insipid, interminable, irksome, lifeless, monotonous, moth eaten*, mundane, nothing,… …   New thesaurus

  • boring — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get ▪ make sth ▪ Try not to make the diet boring …   Collocations dictionary

  • boring — bor|ing S2 [ˈbo:rıŋ] adj not interesting in any way ▪ Her husband is about the most boring person I ve ever met. ▪ The job was dull and boring. dead/incredibly/terribly etc boring (=very boring) ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ WORD FOCUS: boring similar words: not very… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boring — boring1 /bawr ing, bohr /, n. 1. Mach. a. the act or process of making or enlarging a hole. b. the hole so made. 2. Geol. a cylindrical sample of earth strata obtained by boring a vertical hole. 3. borings, the chips, fragments, or dust produced… …   Universalium

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