Definition of Burring

1. Verb. (present participle of burr) ¹



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Definition of Burring

1. bur [v] - See also: bur

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burring

burrawong
burred
burrel
burrel fly
burrel shot
burrell
burrells
burrels
burrer
burrers
burrfish
burrhel
burrhels
burrier
burriest
burring (current term)
burring machine
burrito
burritolike
burritos
burrlike
burro
burro deer
burrobrush
burrock
burrocks
burros
burrow
burrowed
burrower

Literary usage of Burring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"METALLIC burring MACHINES FOR FIRST BREAKER CARDS 18. Instead of having only a single burring machine, consisting of a burr cylinder and guard on the first ..."

2. Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools: Also Adapted by William Henry Dooley (1914)
"... one purely mechanical, the other chemical, and known respectively as burring and carbonizing. Bur Picker. For the mechanical removing of burs a machine ..."

3. Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South : 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1866)
"The request was willingly granted, and we cheerfully assisted in burring the fallen foe. " During the night of the l7th, we were getting ready for the ..."

4. American Textile Machinery: Its Early History, Characteristics by John Lord Hayes (1879)
"Other burring machines, as those of Mr. Parkhurst, Mr. Sargent, and the Belgian machines, have become famous; but this was the germ of the invention. ..."

5. Essentials of Sheet Metal Work and Pattern Drafting by James Sharkey Daugherty (1918)
"We will take for a description of the notching and burring processes the making of a sheet metal ..."

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