Pig vs Bore - What's the difference?

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As an acronym pig

is persuade identify gotv, electoral technique commonly employed in the united kingdom or pig can be .

As a noun bore is

farmer.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pig

English

(wikipedia pig) (Sus)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) British slang sense "police officer" from at least 1785.2003', Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, Nina M. Hyams, ''An Introduction to Language'', page 474 — Similarly, the use of the word '''''pig''''' for “policeman” goes back at least as far as 1785, when a writer of the time called a Bow Street police officer a “China Street ' pig .”

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of several mammalian species of the genus Sus'', having cloven hooves, bristles and a nose adapted for digging; especially the domesticated farm animal ''Sus scrofa .
  • The farmer kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from table scraps and field waste.
  • (lb) A young swine, a piglet .
  • * 2005 April, Live Swine from Canada, Investigation No. 731-TA-1076 (Final), publication 3766, April 2005, U.S. International Trade Commission (ISBN 1457819899), page I-9:
  • Weanlings grow into feeder pigs', and feeder '''pigs''' grow into slaughter hogs. Ultimately the end use for virtually all ' pigs and hogs is to be slaughtered for the production of pork and other products.
  • (uncountable) The edible meat of such an animal; pork.
  • Some religions prohibit their adherents from eating pig .
  • * 2005 , Ross Eddy Osborn, Thorns of a Tainted Rose (ISBN 0741425319), page 196:
  • "Miss Chastene, could you fetch me out an extra plate of pig and biscuit[?] My partner can't do without your marvelous cooking."
  • Someone who overeats or eats rapidly and noisily.
  • You gluttonous pig ! Now that you've eaten all the cupcakes, there will be none for the party!
  • A nasty or disgusting person.
  • She considered him a pig as he invariably stared at her bosom when they talked.
  • A dirty or slovenly person.
  • He was a pig and his apartment a pigpen; take-away containers and pizza boxes in a long, moldy stream lined his counter tops.
  • The protester shouted, “Don't give in to the pigs !” as he was arrested.
  • * 1989 , , (Carrion Comfort) , page 359,
  • “...Sounds too easy,” Marvin was saying. “What about the pigs ?”
    He meant police.
  • * 1990 , Jay Robert Nash, Encyclopedia of World Crime: Volume 1: A-C , page 198,
  • The bank robberies went on and each raid became more bloody, Meinhof encouraging her followers to “kill the pigs ” offering the slightest resistance, referring to policemen.
  • * 2008 , Frank Kusch, Battleground Chicago: The Police and the 1968 Democratic National Convention , page 63,
  • Backing 300 of the more aggressive protesters was a supporting cast of several thousand more who stared down the small line of police. Those in front resumed their taunts of “Pig', '''pig''', fascist '''pig''',” and “'''pigs''' eat shit, ' pigs eat shit.” The rest of the crowd, however, backed off and sat down on the grass when reinforcements arrived. Police did not retaliate for the name-calling, and within minutes the line of demonstrators broke apart and the incident was over without violence.113
  • * 2011 , T. J. English, The Savage City: Race, Murder and a Generation on the Edge , unnumbered page,
  • But me, I joined the party to fight the pigs . That?s why I joined. Because my experience with the police was always negative.
  • (informal) A difficult problem.
  • Hrm... this one's a real pig : I've been banging my head against the wall over it for hours!
  • (countable, and, uncountable) A block of cast metal.
  • The conveyor carried the pigs from the smelter to the freight cars.
    After the ill-advised trade, the investor was stuck with worthless options for 10,000 tons of iron pig .
  • The mold in which a block of metal is cast.
  • The pig was cracked, and molten metal was oozing from the side.
  • (engineering) A device for cleaning or inspecting the inside of an oil or gas pipeline, or for separating different substances within the pipeline. Named for the pig-like squealing noise made by their progress.
  • Unfortunately, the pig sent to clear the obstruction got lodged in a tight bend, adding to the problem.
  • (pejorative) a person who is obese to the extent of resembling a pig (the animal)
  • The general-purpose M60 machine gun, considered to be heavy and bulky.
  • Unfortunately, the M60 is about twenty-four pounds and is very unbalanced. You try carrying the pig around the jungle and see how you feel.
    Synonyms
    * (mammal of genus Sus) hog, swine, see also * (someone who overeats or eats rapidly) see * (nasty or disgusting person) see * (police officer) see * see
    Hyponyms
    * (mammal of genus Sus) boar, herd boar; sow, brood sow; piglet, piggy
    Derived terms
    (terms derived from the noun "pig") * blind pig * bush pig * dish pig * eat like a pig * flying pig * guinea pig * happy as a pig in shit * if pigs had wings * in a pig's eye * pig bed * pigface * piggery * piggish * piggy * piggy bank * piggyback * pigheaded * pig in a blanket * pig in a poke * pig iron * pig it * pig Latin * pig lead * piglet * pig-out * pig out * pigpen * pigskin * pig-sticking * pigsty * pigtail * pigweed * potbellied pig * suckling pig * sweat like a pig * when pigs fly * whistle pig * year of the pig
    Descendants
    * Abenaki: (l) (from "pigs") * Malecite-Passamaquoddy: (l) (from "pigs")

    Verb

  • (of swine) to give birth.
  • The black sow pigged at seven this morning.
  • To greedily consume (especially food).
  • ''They were pigging on the free food at the bar.
  • * 2009 , Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice , Vintage 2010, p. 349:
  • "Wow, Doc. That's heavy." Denis sat there pigging on the joint as usual.
  • To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.
  • Etymology 2

    Origin unknown. See (m).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Scottish) earthenware, or an earthenware shard
  • An earthenware hot-water jar to warm a bed; a stone bed warmer
  • Derived terms
    * pig-man * pig-wife * pig-cart * pig-ass * pig-shop

    bore

    English

    (wikipedia bore)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) . Sense of wearying may come from a figurative use such as "to bore the ears"; confer German drillen.

    Verb

    (bor)
  • (senseid)To inspire boredom in somebody.
  • * Shakespeare
  • He bores me with some trick.
  • * Carlyle
  • used to come and bore me at rare intervals.
  • (senseid)To make a hole through something.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I'll believe as soon this whole earth may be bored .
  • To make a hole with, or as if with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool.
  • to bore for water or oil
    An insect bores into a tree.
  • To form or enlarge (something) by means of a boring instrument or apparatus.
  • to bore''' a steam cylinder or a gun barrel; to '''bore a hole
  • * T. W. Harris
  • short but very powerful jaws, by means whereof the insect can bore a cylindrical passage through the most solid wood
  • To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.
  • to bore one's way through a crowd
  • * John Gay
  • What bustling crowds I bored .
  • To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns.
  • This timber does not bore well.
  • To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort.
  • * Dryden
  • They take their flight boring to the west.
  • (of a horse) To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air.
  • (Crabb)
  • (obsolete) To fool; to trick.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • I am abused, betrayed; I am laughed at, scorned, / Baffled and bored , it seems.
    Antonyms
    * interest
    Synonyms
    * See

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A hole drilled or milled through something.
  • the bore of a cannon
  • * Francis Bacon
  • the bores of wind instruments
  • The tunnel inside of a gun's barrel through which the bullet travels when fired.
  • A tool, such as an auger, for making a hole by boring.
  • A capped well drilled to tap artesian water. The place where the well exists.
  • One who inspires boredom or lack of interest.
  • Something that wearies by prolixity or dullness; a tiresome affair.
  • * Hawthorne
  • It is as great a bore as to hear a poet read his own verses.
  • Calibre; importance.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Yet are they much too light for the bore of the matter.
    Synonyms
    * See also

    Etymology 2

    Compare Icelandic word for "wave".

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A sudden and rapid flow of tide in certain rivers and estuaries which rolls up as a wave; an eagre.
  • Etymology 3

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bear)