Definition of Burl

1. Noun. The wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer.

Generic synonyms: Wood



2. Verb. Remove the burls from cloth.
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

3. Noun. A large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree.
Generic synonyms: Enation, Plant Process
Group relationships: Tree

4. Noun. Soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design.
Exact synonyms: Knot, Slub
Generic synonyms: Raggedness, Roughness

Definition of Burl

1. v. t. To dress or finish up (cloth); to pick knots, burs, loose threads, etc., from, as in finishing cloth.

2. n. A knot or lump in thread or cloth.

Definition of Burl

1. Noun. A tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner. ¹

2. Noun. Wood of a mottled veneer, usually cut from such a growth. ¹

3. Noun. A knot or lump in thread or cloth. ¹

4. Verb. To remove the knots in cloth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burl

1. to finish cloth by removing lumps [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Burl

1. 1. A knot or lump in thread or cloth. 2. An overgrown knot, or an excrescence, on a tree; also, veneer made from such excrescences. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burl

burkers
burkes
burkholderia
burkholderia cepacia
burkholderia infections
burkholderia pseudomallei
burkina faso
burkinabes
burking
burkini
burkinis
burkite
burkites
burkitt lymphoma
burks
burl (current term)
burladero
burladeros
burlap
burlap bag
burlaps
burlaw
burled
burler
burlers
burlesk
burlesks
burlesque
burlesqued
burlesquely

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