HyperDic: bur

English > 3 senses of the word bur:
NOUNplantbur, burrseed vessel having hooks or prickles
artifactbur, burrsmall bit used in dentistry or surgery
VERBchangebur, burrremove the burrs from
bur > pronunciation
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > bur: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningseed vessel having hooks or prickles.
NarrowerSpanish needles, beggar-ticksThe seed of bur marigolds
Broaderpericarp, seed vesselThe ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
Verbsburremove the burrs from
English > bur: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningsmall bit used in dentistry or surgery.
Part ofdentist's drill, burr drillA high speed drill that dentists use to cut into teeth
BroaderbitThe cutting part of a drill
English > bur: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove the burrs from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Nounsburseed vessel having hooks or prickles

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