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Definition 1: any of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for borer in the sense of this definition

(borer is a kind of ...) any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification

Definition 2: a drill for penetrating rock - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for borer in the sense of this definition

(borer is a kind of ...) a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

(... is a kind of borer ) a rock drill having cruciform cutting edges; used in mining

(... is a kind of borer ) a steel rock drill with a star-shaped point that is used for making holes in stones or masonry; it is operated by hitting the end with a hammer while rotating it between blows

(... is a kind of borer ) a rock drill with flutes that are straight

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