burr

Primary Meanings of burr

1.
n
seed vessel having hooks or prickles
2.
nv
rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting
remove the burrs from
Full Definitions of burr
1

n seed vessel having hooks or prickles

Synonyms:
bur
Types:
Spanish needles, beggar-ticks
the seed of bur marigolds
Type of:
pericarp, seed vessel
the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
2

n rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

Type of:
projection
any structure that branches out from a central support

n rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece

Type of:
power tool
a tool driven by a motor

n small bit used in dentistry or surgery

Synonyms:
bur
Type of:
bit
the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press

v remove the burrs from

Synonyms:
bur
Type of:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

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