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Synonyms for burr

a continuous low-pitched droning sound

to make a continuous low-pitched droning sound

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seed vessel having hooks or prickles

rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

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United States politician who served as vice president under Jefferson

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rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece

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small bit used in dentistry or surgery

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remove the burrs from

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A man, reading a newspaper, had just started up at the sight of the returning pigeon, when be heard the burr of Winn's engine and saw the huge monoplane, with all surfaces set, drop down upon him, stop suddenly on an air-cushion manufactured on the spur of the moment by a shift of the horizontal rudders, glide a few yards, strike ground, and come to rest not a score of feet away from him.
'Provoking indeed,' said Bella, 'and no burr to boast of!
EVERYONE HAS BEEN there: your dog returns from a hunt or a romp in the fields covered with burrs. What do you do now?
Burdock burrs stick to fur, hair, horse's manes and tails or human clothing.
A double-cut carbide burr that removes exit burrs from drilled holes fast on stainless steel, high nickel alloys, common steel tubing, and cast iron pipe is now available from the company.
If the settings are not coarse enough, the oils might build up and clog the distance between the burrs. Make sure the upper burr is removable for ease of cleaning.
Modern Process Equipment Corporation is launching CoffeeBurrs.com, a new web domain that will provide high quality yet low-cost grinding burrs Fur most available commercial coffee grinders.
Pinna remains off-screen but audible as he enters Burrs abode, with fireplace aglow and goodies to munch as the pair intends to discuss the revival of a play.
Each loop includes one or more short, sharp burrs that jut toward the box's center.
"Queenie was a blonde, and her age stood still / And she danced twice a day in vaudeville." The opening lines of March's poem introduce its central character, a showgirl shacked up with a clown named Burrs, whose rough treatment seems to suit her.
The Burrs'current expenditures are shown in exhibit 1, page 1?A.
What often causes missiles to hang up during loading are burrs and corrosion on the inside of the launcher rails.
Burraway[R] and Burr-Off[R] mechanical hole-deburring tools remove burrs from both the front and back of holes in one pass, and are adjustable to control the amount of edge break.