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Definition(s):

  • (n) a chisel of tempered steel with a sharp point; used for engraving

Usage(s):

  1. Moments later, eyes gleaming, the intruder extracts a keen little burin from his belt and begins to chisel delicately at a metal printing plate.
  2. As a boyhood apprentice, Drer learned to control the sharp burin as it plowed ornamentaland indeliblelines across the rich metal.
  3. Letter forms no longer followed the paths of the scribe's pen or engraver's burin, but were constructed with ruler and compasses.

News

  1. Thursday was last day for Elmira City Manager

    Elmira City Manager John Burin officially steps down from his position.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

  2. Levanduski: Law goes from victory lane to pit road at Watkins Glen

    Thursday is the last day on the job for Elmira City Manager John Burin, 60, who, in seven years,... - 7:58 pm
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Elmira Star-Gazette

  3. Burin lauded for focus, passion for Elmira

    Thursday is the last day on the job for Elmira City Manager John Burin, 60, who, in seven years,... - 7:58 pm
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Elmira Star-Gazette

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