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Noun: burr  bur
  1. Seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    - bur
     
  2. Rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting
     
  3. Rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece
     
  4. Small bit used in dentistry or surgery
    - bur
Verb: burr  bur
  1. Remove the burrs from
    - bur
Noun: Burr  bur
  1. 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)
    - Aaron Burr

Sounds like: bur, birr

Derived forms: burrs, burred

Type of: bit, pericarp, pol [N. Amer], political leader, politician, politico, pollie [Austral], polly [Austral], power tool, projection, remove, seed vessel, take, take away, withdraw

Part of: burr drill, dentist's drill

Encyclopedia: Burr, NE