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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small bit used in dentistry or surgery; Rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting; Rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece; Seed vessel having hooks or prickles

Usage examples (36)
  • They find that the burr is a little basket filled with seeds.
  • Other kinds of grinders are known as burr grinders, use-grinding wheels.
  • There were two roses of similar quality, one that detestable mockery known as the burr-rose.
  • Southern California has a troublesome burr, which is not found north of Sacramento, except on the lower lands. for more
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