burr
the thin ridge or roughness left by a cutting operation such as slitting, shearing, blanking or sawing.

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  • Burr — may refer to:;Things * Burr (fruit), a type of seed or fruit with short, stiff bristles or hooks * The Burr distribution, a continuous probability distribution * A burr (metal), a deformation of metal wherein a raised edge forms on a metal part… …   Wikipedia

  • Burr — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Aaron Burr (1756–1836), amerikanischer Politiker und US Vizepräsident unter Thomas Jefferson Aaron Burr, Sr. (1716–1757), amerikanischer presbyterianischer Geistlicher Aaron Columbus Burr ( 1808–1882), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Burr — (b[^u]r), n. [See {Bur}.] (Bot.) 1. A prickly seed vessel. See {Bur}, 1. [1913 Webster] 2. The thin edge or ridge left by a tool in cutting or shaping metal, as in turning, engraving, pressing, etc.; also, the rough neck left on a bullet in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burr — burr; burr·er; de·burr; cock·le·burr; …   English syllables

  • Burr — Burr, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Burred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Burring}.] To speak with burr; to make a hoarse or guttural murmur. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burr — noun count 1. ) bur or burr the part of some plants that is covered all over with PRICKLES (=small sharp parts) and contains the seed 2. ) a way of pronouncing English where the r sounds can be heard more strongly than in the standard way of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Burr — Burr, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 66 Housing Units (2000): 40 Land area (2000): 0.084109 sq. miles (0.217841 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.084109 sq. miles (0.217841 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Burr, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 66 Housing Units (2000): 40 Land area (2000): 0.084109 sq. miles (0.217841 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.084109 sq. miles (0.217841 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • burr — burr1 [bʉr] n. [var. of BUR1] 1. a rough edge or ridge left on metal or other material by cutting or drilling 2. a washer on the small end of a rivet 3. BUR1 (senses 1, 2, & 3) vt. 1 …   English World dictionary

  • Burr —   [bəː], Aaron, amerikanischer Politiker, * Newark (N. J.) 6. 2. 1756, ✝ Port Richmond (heute zu New York) 14. 9. 1836; Rechtsanwalt, war 1791 97 Bundessenator. Bei den Präsidentschaftswahlen 1800 unterlag er T. Jefferson in einer Stichwahl durch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • burr — [bə: US bə:r] n [Sense: 1,4; Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] [Sense: 2 3; Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Probably from the sound.] 1.) also bur the seed container of some plants, covered with sharp points that make it… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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