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coun•ter•bore



Pronunciation: (koun'tur-bôr", -bōr"; koun'tur-bôr', -bōr'), [key]
n., v., -bored, -bor•ing.


n.
1. a tool for enlarging a drilled hole for a portion of its length, as to permit sinking a screw head.
2. the portion of the hole so enlarged.

v.t.
to enlarge (a drilled hole) along part of the length of the hole by drilling with a bit having a greater diameter.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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