bore bit

a drill for penetrating rock
Syn: ↑borer, ↑rock drill, ↑stone drill
Derivationally related forms: ↑bore (for: ↑borer)
Hypernyms: ↑drill

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: a bit for drilling rock

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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