borer

  • 1 Borer — may refer to:* Insects: ** Moths: *** Podosesia syringae *** Melittia cucurbitae , a pest of cucurbit vines *** Ostrinia , pests of maize and other plants ** Anobiidae, a family of beetles, especially: *** Anobium punctatum ** Woodboring beetles… …

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  • 2 Borer — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Carlo Borer (* 1961), Schweizer Designer und Künstler Casey Borer (* 1985), US amerikanischer Eishockeyspieler Fabrice Borer (* 1971), Schweizer Fußballtorhüter Hans Borer (1924–2002), Schweizer Bildhauer… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 borer — ● borer nom masculin (anglais borer, vrille) Terme anglo saxon servant à désigner certains types de mineurs continus (twin borer) ou de machines à creuser par alésage (raise borer). Synonyme de foreur (insecte). ● borer (synonymes) nom masculin… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 Borer — Bor er, n. 1. One that bores; an instrument for boring. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A marine, bivalve mollusk, of the genus {Teredo} and allies, which burrows in wood. See {Teredo}. (b) Any bivalve mollusk ({Saxicava}, {Lithodomus}, etc.)… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 bórer — m tehn. reg. 1. {{001f}}bušilica kojom se ručno buši metal, drvo itd.; bormašina 2. {{001f}}svrdlo kao dio, promjenjivi nastavak bušilice, »igla« ✧ {{001f}}njem …

    Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • 6 borer — bórer m DEFINICIJA tehn. reg. 1. bušilica kojom se ručno buši metal, drvo itd.; bormašina 2. svrdlo kao dio, promjenjivi nastavak bušilice, »igla« ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Bohrer …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 7 borer — [bôr′ər] n. 1. a tool for boring or drilling 2. a person whose work is to bore holes 3. an insect or its larval worm that bores holes in trees, fruit, etc. 4. a shipworm …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Borer — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Borer (homonymie). Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme « Borer » s applique en français à plusieurs taxons distincts …

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  • 9 borer — (entrée créée par le supplément) (bo rèr) s. m. Insecte très nuisible des pays chauds. •   Le borer, ce terrible insecte qui a été introduit dans le pays [la Réunion] presque en même temps que la maladie faisait son apparition dans nos champs, et …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 Borer — Recorded as Borer and Boarer, this is a medieval English surname. It is occupational, and derives it is said, from the pre 7th century Olde English word borian , itself associated with the Olde Norse word bora , and as such it describes some one… …

    Surnames reference

  • 11 borer — Hag Hag (h[a^]g), n. [OE. hagge, hegge, witch, hag, AS. h[ae]gtesse; akin to OHG. hagazussa, G. hexe, D. heks, Dan. hex, Sw. h[ a]xa. The first part of the word is prob. the same as E. haw, hedge, and the orig. meaning was perh., wood woman, wild …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 borer —   See stem borer …

    Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • 13 borer —   Mū, wāwahiwa a.    ♦ Wood eating borer, huhu ai lā au, huhu pao lā au …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 14 borer — Ⅰ. bore [1] ► VERB 1) make (a hole) in something with a drill or other tool. 2) hollow out (a gun barrel or other tube). ► NOUN 1) the hollow part inside a gun barrel or other tube. 2) the diameter of this: a small bore rifle …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 borer — noun Date: 14th century 1. a tool used for boring 2. a. shipworm b. an insect that bores in the woody parts of plants …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 borer — n. [A.S. borian, bore] 1. An invertebrate that bores. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) An adult or larva that makes channels in woody or vegetable tissue. 3. (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) A pelecypod that burrows in stone or wood. 4. (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda) One… …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 17 borer — /bawr euhr, bohr /, n. 1. a person or thing that bores or pierces. 2. Mach. a tool used for boring; auger. 3. Zool. a. any of several insects that bore into trees, fruits, etc., esp. a beetle that bores into the woody part of plants. b. any of… …

    Universalium

  • 18 borer — noun /ˈbɔːrə,ˈbɔːrɚ/ a) A person who bores, who drills b) A tool used for drilling …

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  • 19 borer — n British a knife, especially when carried or used as a weapon. An item of black street talk used especially by males, recorded in 2003 …

    Contemporary slang

  • 20 borer — bor·er || bɔːrÉ™ n. tool used to make holes, auger, tool that resembles a drill …

    English contemporary dictionary