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In fluid mechanics, a jump in the level of moving water, generally propagating in the opposite direction to the current. Strong ocean tides can cause bores to propagate up rivers.
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  1. In fluid mechanics, a jump in the level of moving water, generally propagating in the opposite direction to the current. Strong ocean tides can cause bores to propagate up rivers.
  2. To form (a tunnel, for example) by drilling, digging, or burrowing.
  3. To bore a hole or passage
To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
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  1. To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
  2. To pierce (a sheet of stamps, etc.) with holes in a row
  3. To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
To go to or occupy in order to claim possession of (land).
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  1. To go to or occupy in order to claim possession of (land).
  2. To write or put in:
  3. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
To put into action:
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  1. To put into action:
  2. To put or set into, between, or among:
  3. To put or introduce into the body of something; interpolate:
To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things), especially in a regular order.
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  1. To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things), especially in a regular order.
  2. (Literally) To travel from one end of something to the other.
  3. To undergo, suffer, experience.
To punch (someone) with short straight blows.
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  1. To punch (someone) with short straight blows.
  2. To poke or thrust abruptly:
  3. To poke or thrust, as with a sharp instrument
To force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone else or into some position or situation
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  1. To force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone else or into some position or situation
  2. To cause to project or extend:
  3. The force that propels an object in a given direction, especially when generated by the object itself, as by an engine or rocket.
To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
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  1. To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
  2. To inflict a wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
  3. To pierce or wound with or as with a knife, etc.
(With prepositional object) To cause to collide with.
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  1. (With prepositional object) To cause to collide with.
  2. (With prepositional object) To cause to blend into.
  3. (Intransitive but with prepositional object, by extension) To encounter or meet unexpectedly (literally or figuratively).
To drive (a ball, for example) with the fist.
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  1. To drive (a ball, for example) with the fist.
  2. To prod or poke with a stick
  3. To depress (a key or button, for example) in order to activate a device or perform an operation:
To be pierced or punctured:
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  1. To be pierced or punctured:
  2. To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
  3. To pierce with a pointed object.
To prop (a vine, etc.) with a stick or sticks
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  1. To prop (a vine, etc.) with a stick or sticks
  2. To cover or decorate with objects piercing the surface:
  3. To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
To strike or hit sharply:
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  1. To strike or hit sharply:
  2. To teach or train by putting through repeated exercises
  3. To bore a hole or holes
To use a reamer on (a pipe bowl)
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  1. To use a reamer on (a pipe bowl)
  2. To enlarge the bore of (a gun)
  3. To form, shape, taper, or enlarge (a hole or bore, for example) with a reamer or similar implement.
To catch with a thrust of the arm:
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  1. To catch with a thrust of the arm:
  2. To pierce with a spear or other sharp object.
  3. (--- Sports) To jab (an opponent) with the blade of a hockey stick, in violation of the rules.
To torture or kill by impaling.
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  1. To torture or kill by impaling.
  2. To punish or torture by fixing on a stake
  3. (Heraldry) To join (two coats of arms) side by side on one shield
To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
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  1. To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
  2. Simple past tense and past participle of wind.
  3. To inflict wounds or a wound on.
To provide with a gore.
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  1. To provide with a gore.
  2. To cut into a gore.
  3. To cut in a triangular form.
To stir up or stimulate suddenly and sharply
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  1. To stir up or stimulate suddenly and sharply
  2. To cause or feel sharp, smarting pain, either physical or mental
  3. To have, use, or wound with a sharp-pointed structure or organ:
To transplant (seedlings, for example) before final planting.
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  1. To transplant (seedlings, for example) before final planting.
  2. To mark or delineate on a surface by means of small punctures:
  3. To cause to stand erect or point upward:
To pierce through with or as if with something pointed
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  1. To pierce through with or as if with something pointed
  2. To capture or hold the attention of completely; hold spellbound
  3. To pierce or impale with a pointed weapon or object.
To cut or stab with a knife
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  1. To cut or stab with a knife
  2. To cut or slash a way through something with or as if with a knife:
  3. To use a knife on, especially to stab; wound with a knife.
To prod, stab, or kill with this weapon.
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  1. To prod, stab, or kill with this weapon.
To place formally on record; submit:
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  1. To place formally on record; submit:
  2. To write or put in:
  3. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
To enter or take up positions in gradually or surreptitiously, as for purposes of espionage or takeover:
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  1. To enter or take up positions in gradually or surreptitiously, as for purposes of espionage or takeover:
  2. To penetrate, or cause to penetrate (a region or group) gradually or stealthily, so as to attack or to seize control from within
  3. To pass, or cause (individual troops) to pass, through weak places in the enemy's lines in order to attack the enemy's flanks or rear
To pass slowly through small openings or pores; ooze:
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  1. To pass slowly through small openings or pores; ooze:
  2. To leak, drip, or flow out slowly through small openings or pores; ooze
  3. To enter, depart, or become diffused gradually:
To perceive or recognize the difference
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  1. To perceive or recognize the difference
  2. To separate (a thing) mentally from another or others; recognize as separate or different
  3. To perceive with the eyes; detect or distinguish:
To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
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  1. To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
  2. To achieve understanding of; apprehend:
  3. To cause or allow the mind to become aware of (a stimulus):
To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
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  1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
  2. ​To understand.
  3. To reach for and try to seize
To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
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  1. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
  2. To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.
  3. To grasp mentally; understand
To determine the depth of; sound.
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  1. To determine the depth of; sound.
  2. To penetrate to the meaning or nature of; comprehend.
  3. To get to the bottom of; understand thoroughly
To lessen the force or effect of:
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  1. To lessen the force or effect of:
  2. To fail to conform to; violate:
  3. To cause to give up a habit:
To get (a person, etc.) admitted
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  1. To get (a person, etc.) admitted
  2. To go to or occupy in order to claim possession of (land).
  3. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
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  1. To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
  2. To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
  3. To pass into or through something.
To affect sharply the senses or feelings of
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  1. To affect sharply the senses or feelings of
  2. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
  3. To pass into or through as a pointed instrument does; penetrate; stab
To pierce with a pointed object.
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  1. To pierce with a pointed object.
  2. To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
  3. To be pierced or punctured:
Used other than as an idiom: see come,"Ž in.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see come,"Ž in.
  2. (Music) To join or enter; to begin playing with a group.
  3. (Of a broadcast, such as radio or television) To have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well.
To place formally on record; submit:
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  1. To place formally on record; submit:
  2. To write or put in:
  3. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
(Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
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  1. (Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
  2. To place inside.
  3. To contribute.
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