burr

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun a rough edge or other small projection on metal

Construction

  • An uneven or jagged edge left on metal by certain cutting tools.
  • Partially fused brick.
  • A batch of bricks that were accidentally fused together.
  • A curly figure in lumber that was cut from an enlarged trunk of certain trees, such as walnut.

Medical

  • noun a bit used with a drill to make holes in a bone such as the cranium or in a tooth
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