Definition of Burr

1. Noun. Seed vessel having hooks or prickles.

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



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

3. Noun. Rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting.
Generic synonyms: Projection

4. Noun. United States politician who served as vice president under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836).
Exact synonyms: Aaron Burr
Generic synonyms: Pol, Political Leader, Politician, Politico

5. Noun. Rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece.
Generic synonyms: Power Tool

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

Definition of Burr

1. n. A prickly seed vessel. See Bur, 1.

2. v. i. To speak with burr; to make a hoarse or guttural murmur.

Definition of Burr

1. Noun. A sharp, pointy object, such as a sliver or splinter. ¹

2. Noun. A bur; a seed pod with sharp features that stick in fur or clothing. ¹

3. Noun. A small piece of material left on an edge after a cutting operation. ¹

4. Noun. A rough humming sound. ¹

5. Noun. A rolled "r". ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To pronounce with a rolled "r". ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive) To make a rough humming sound. ¹

8. Noun. (obsolete) A metal ring at the top of the hand-rest on a spear. ¹

9. Noun. (British) (alternative spelling of burl) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burr

1. to remove a rough edge from [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Burr

1. A rough or prickly propagule consisting of a seed or fruit and associated floral parts or bracts. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burr

burp gun
burpalite
burped
burpee
burpees
burpin'
burping
burps
burqa
burqaed
burqas
burqini
burqinis
burqua
burquas
burr (current term)
burr-headed
burr cell
burr drill
burr marigold
burr oak
burra-khana
burrata
burrawong
burred
burrel
burrel fly
burrel shot
burrell
burrells

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