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Synonyms of burr

Noun


1. bur, burr, pericarp, seed vessel

usage: seed vessel having hooks or prickles

2. burr, projection

usage: rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

3. Burr, Aaron Burr

usage: 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. burr, power tool

usage: rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece

5. bur, burr, bit

usage: small bit used in dentistry or surgery

Verb


1. bur, burr, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove the burrs from

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