Definition of Bur

1. Noun. Seed vessel having hooks or prickles.

Exact synonyms: Burr
Generic synonyms: Pericarp, Seed Vessel
Specialized synonyms: Beggar-ticks, Spanish Needles
Derivative terms: Burr, Burry



2. Verb. Remove the burrs from.
Exact synonyms: Burr
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Burr

3. Noun. Small bit used in dentistry or surgery.
Exact synonyms: Burr
Generic synonyms: Bit
Group relationships: Burr Drill, Dentist's Drill

Definition of Bur

1. n. Any rough or prickly envelope of the seeds of plants, whether a pericarp, a persistent calyx, or an involucre, as of the chestnut and burdock. Also, any weed which bears burs.

Definition of Bur

1. Noun. A rough, prickly husk around the seeds or fruit of some plants. ¹

2. Noun. Any of several plants having such husks. ¹

3. Noun. A rotary cutting implement having a selection of variously shaped heads. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bur

1. to burr [v BURRED, BURRING, BURS] - See also: burr

Medical Definition of Bur

1. A rotary cutting instrument, used in dentistry, consisting of a small metal shaft and a head designed in various shapes; used at various rotational velocities for excavating decay, shaping cavity forms, and for reduction of tooth structure. See: burr. (05 Mar 2000)

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bur (current term)
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