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Boring vs. Routine

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Boringnoun

A pit or hole which has been bored.

Routinenoun

A course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure.

Boringnoun

Fragments thrown up when something is bored or drilled.

Routinenoun

A set of normal procedures, often performed mechanically.

‘Connie was completely robotic and emotionless by age 12; her entire life had become one big routine.’;

Boringnoun

Any organism that bores into a hard surface

Routinenoun

A set piece of an entertainer's act.

‘stand-up comedy routine’;

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Boringverb

present participle of bore

Routinenoun

(computing) A set of instructions designed to perform a specific task; a subroutine.

Boringadjective

Causing boredom; unable to engage or hold the interest.

‘What a boring film that was! I almost fell asleep.’;

Routineadjective

According to established procedure.

Boringnoun

The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks.

‘One of the most important applications of boring is in the formation of artesian wells.’;

Routineadjective

Regular; habitual.

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Boringnoun

A hole made by boring.

Routineadjective

Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.

Boringnoun

The chips or fragments made by boring.

Routinenoun

A round of business, amusement, or pleasure, daily or frequently pursued; especially, a course of business or offical duties regularly or frequently returning.

Boringnoun

the act of drilling

Routinenoun

Any regular course of action or procedure rigidly adhered to by the mere force of habit.

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Boringnoun

the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum

Routinenoun

an unvarying or habitual method of procedure

Boringadjective

so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness;

‘a boring evening with uninteresting people’; ‘the deadening effect of some routine tasks’; ‘a dull play’; ‘his competent but dull performance’; ‘a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention’; ‘what an irksome task the writing of long letters is’; ‘tedious days on the train’; ‘the tiresome chirping of a cricket’; ‘other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome’;

Routinenoun

a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;

‘he did his act three times every evening’; ‘she had a catchy little routine’; ‘it was one of the best numbers he ever did’;

Boringadjective

not interesting; tedious

‘I've got a boring job in an office’;

Routinenoun

a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

Routineadjective

occurring at fixed times or predictable intervals;

‘made her routine trip to the store’;

Routineadjective

found in the ordinary course of events;

‘a placid everyday scene’; ‘it was a routine day’; ‘there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute’;

Routinenoun

a sequence of actions regularly followed

‘as a matter of routine a report will be sent to the director’; ‘I settled down into a routine of work and sleep’;

Routinenoun

a set sequence in a performance such as a dance or comedy act

‘he was trying to persuade her to have a tap routine in the play’;

Routinenoun

a sequence of instructions for performing a task that forms a program or a distinct part of one.

Routineadjective

performed as part of a regular procedure rather than for a special reason

‘the Ministry insisted that this was just a routine annual drill’;

Routineverb

organize according to a routine

‘all had been routined with smoothness’;

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