HyperDic: burl

English > 4 senses of the word burl:
NOUNplantburlthe wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth
plantburla large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree
attributeburl, slub, knotsoft lump or unevenness in a yarn
VERBchangeburlremove the burls from cloth
burl > pronunciation
Soundsber'l
Rhymesbirle ... whorl: 16 rhymes with erl...
English > burl: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer.
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance ofburlA large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree
Spanishnudo
English > burl: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree.
Part oftreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Broaderplant process, enationA natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
SubstancesburlThe wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth
English > burl: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningSoft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design.
Synonymsslub, knot
Broaderroughness, raggednessA texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
Verbsburlremove the burls from cloth
English > burl: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove the burls from cloth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Nounsburlsoft lump or unevenness in a yarn

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