Noun(1) seed vessel having hooks or prickles(2) rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting(3) 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(4) rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece(5) small bit used in dentistry or surgery
Verb(1) remove the burrs from
(1) If a contraption doesn't beep or burr when he switches it on, it's just too demeaning for him even to contemplate.(2) A heartbeat, a voice, and a burr of conscience I continue to gratefully hear.(3) The best way I know of to learn a uvular trill, sometimes called a ' burr ', is by practicing gargling.(4) I hit my first snag when I managed to burr one of the screws, which made it impossible to remove the arm at all!(5) This allows the surgeon to perform surgery through a small burr hole.(6) He's the fearless interlocutor with a Yorkshire burr ; ladies and gentlemen, please welcome: Michael Parkinson!(7) ├ö├ç├┐So sad what's happened with Scottish football,├ö├ç├û he mourns in his soft Fife burr .(8) Armed with a Scottish burr but scant design experience, his vision was to build an authentic links in America, something akin to an 1880s course, but done with modern equipment.(9) Amongst the crowd, whether on or off horses, the old fashioned accents of the gentry were mingled with the softer burr of the yeoman farmers and the downright rusticity of the less well-off.(10) We note that the brighter signal from the center of the tumor may be partly due to reduced attenuation of the light through the burr hole.(11) She says the Scottish burr just melts her away and she recalls a long-forgotten trip to Edinburgh just after the war.(12) That genial smile, the fisherman's countenance, the soft burr - George Baker could only come from the West Country.(13) That's one group but the other group had the burr holes made in their skull but they didn't actually have the cells put in their brain.(14) Mervin Austin mills his own flour using French burr stones and Derbyshire peak stones.(15) burr walnut(16) Wemyss now speaks mostly fluent English, heavily accented but with a Scottish burr breaking through when she is relaxed.
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