(third-person singular simple present rebores, present participle reboring, simple past and past participle rebored)
- To bore through an existing hole, generally to correct its shape.
- If you want to keep using that rifle, you'll have to rebore the barrel.
- The cylinders of your engine are so worn the rings don't seal any more; you have to have it rebored to stop it from burning oil.
From re- (“again”) + bore (“grind a hole”)
- (rare) simple past tense and past participle of rebear, generally used in the context of Christianity.
- And on that day the Lord rebore me and I was reborn.