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  Words related to burr

Related / Similar Words: bur, Burr, Aaron Burr

 

Definition:
  • small bit used in dentistry or surgery;
  • rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting;
  • rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece;
  • 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);
  • seed vessel having hooks or prickles;
  • remove the burrs from;

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    Hyponyms: spanish needles, beggar-ticks

     

    Part Meronyms: dentist's drill, burr drill

     

    Derivational Morphology: bur

     

     
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