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), also known by the acronym EAB, is a green buprestid or jewel beetle native to north-eastern Asia that feeds...
- 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...
- 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....
- An increment borer is a specialized tool used to extract a section of wood tissue from a living tree with relatively minor injury to the plant itself...
- The stalk borer (Papaipema nebris) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from southern Canada, through the Eastern United States (East of the...
- Philippe Borer (born 1955, in Neuchâtel) is a Swiss violinist, scholar and teacher. Philippe Borer studied the violin and the viola under Max Rostal,...
- are longhorn beetles, bark beetles and weevils, and metallic flat-headed borers. Woodboring beetles most often attack dying or dead trees. In forest settings...
- Bamboo borer may refer to: Dinoderus minutus, a woodboring beetle Omphisa fuscidentalis, a Southeast Asian moth, the larvae of which feed off bamboo and...
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