Definition of Borer. Meaning of Borer. Synonyms of Borer

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Definition of Borer

Borer
Borer Bor"er, n. 1. One that bores; an instrument for boring. 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.) which bores into limestone and similar substances. (c) One of the larv[ae] of many species of insects, which penetrate trees, as the apple, peach, pine, etc. See Apple borer, under Apple. (d) The hagfish (Myxine).

Meaning of Borer from wikipedia

- Borer may refer to: Chilo (moth) Diatraea grandiosella, southwestern corn borer Podosesia syringae, ash borer or lilac borer Melittia cucurbitae, squash...
- The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is a green buprestid or jewel beetle native to north-eastern Asia that feeds on ash species. Females lay eggs...
- A cork borer, often used in a chemistry or biology laboratory, is a metal tool for cutting a hole in a cork or rubber stopper to insert gl**** tubing....
- The European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis), also known as the European corn worm or European high-flyer, is a moth of the family Crambidae which includes...
- The instep borer was a ****tive medieval German instrument of torture that externally resembled an iron boot. It was hinged to permit the free insertion...
- The jig borer is a type of machine tool invented at the end of World War I to make possible the location of hole centers quickly and precisely. It was...
- doi:10.2307/3012998. JSTOR 3012998. (subscription required) Douglas A. Borer (2003). "Inverse Engagement: Lessons from U.S.-Iraq Relations, 1982–1990"...
- resistant to the ash borer. Varieties of ash from outside North America typically have much higher tannin levels and resist the borer. Maples and various...
- A raise borer is a machine used in underground mining, to excavate a circular hole between two levels of a mine without the use of explosives. The raise...
- A stemborer (stem borer) is any insect larva, or arthropod, that bores into plant stems. However the term most frequently refers among the Coleoptera...
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