burring burring


  1. (n) seed vessel having hooks or prickles
  2. (n) small bit used in dentistry or surgery
  3. (v) remove the burrs from



  1. She said in a burring, rather pleasant voice: "I entered an apron factory, which I have now owned for 18 years, as an ordinary worker.
  2. James Ramsay MacDonald is never so happy as when burring out sonorous periods on the subject of his great specialty "the Peace of the Wor-r-rld.
  3. Herr Fuchs concluded with a burring, guttural admonition: "To all for-r-reign artists I give this good advice.


  • Whitney Tool Westec

    Whitney Tool Company, Bedford, IN, a leading manufacturer of cutting tools, recently took a leadership position in the manufacture of de-burring tools through the acquisition of Cogsdill Enterprises. Cogsdill is the developer and patent holder of the Burr-Zit tool. Burr-Zit is the original clothespin type de-burring tool that can de-burr both sides of a drilled, punched or reamed hole in one ...
    on August 1, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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