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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard; A furlike coating of matter as on the tongue.

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun : furring this coat will take several weeks. ,What kind of furring would you like? ,A heavy furring could mean a high fever
  • Adjective : a fur coat; a fur trader
  • Temporarily hard water may be softened by boiling; the lime will be deposited, as may be seen in the "furring" of tea-kettles.
  • And the furring craze reaches an all-time low here. for more
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