borer vs woodborer what difference

what is difference between borer and woodborer

English

Etymology

bore +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɔːɹə/
  • (US) enPR: bôrʹər, IPA(key): /ˈbɔːɹɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹə(ɹ)

Noun

borer (plural borers)

  1. A tedious person.
  2. A person who bores, who drills.
  3. A tool used for drilling.
  4. An insect or insect larva that bores into wood.
  5. One of the many types of mollusc that bore into soft rock.
  6. The hagfish (Myxine).

Derived terms

Translations


Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

borer

  1. present of bore

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From German Bohrer.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bǒːrer/
  • Hyphenation: bo‧rer

Noun

bórer m (Cyrillic spelling бо́рер)

  1. drill bit
  2. drill

Declension

Synonyms

  • (drill bit): svrdlo
  • (drill): bormašina

References

  • “borer” in Hrvatski jezični portal


English

Etymology

wood +‎ borer

Noun

woodborer (plural woodborers)

  1. Any woodboring insect.

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