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bur

 [ber]
a form of drill used for creating openings in bone or similar hard material. Also spelled burr.
Bur. From Dorland's, 2000.

bur

(ber), This spelling is preferred to burr.
1. A rotary cutting instrument.
2. In ophthalmology, a device used to remove rust rings embedded in the cornea.
Synonym(s): burr

burr

(bur) bur.

burr

a rotary instrument fitted into a handpiece and used to cut teeth or bone. Also spelled bur.

burr

A drill bit used to cut hard tissues (e.g., enamel, bone) in dentistry or orthopaedics.

burr

A drill bit used to cut hard tissues–enamel, bone in dentistry or orthopaedics

bur

(bŭr)
A rotary cutting instrument, used in dentistry, consisting of a small metal shaft and a head designed in various shapes; used at various rotational velocities to excavate decay, shape cavity forms, and reduce tooth structure.

burr

a drill bit/rotary cutting instrument used to reduce nail plate thickness or callosity

burr

1. a plant seed capsule carrying many hooked structures which catch in animal coats thus promoting dissemination of the plant. The word is also used as a collective name for plants that carry burrs, e.g. Noogoora burr, Buffalo burr, burr medic, burr trefoil.
2. a surgical instrument. See bur.
3. the irregular cartilage formation seen inside a dog's ear.

burr buttercup
ranunculustesticulatus.
burr tongue
physical injury to tongue by foreign bodies especially plant awns and burrs.
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CONCLUSION: Thanks to the writing of Buckner Melton Jr I have thoroughly enjoyed my insight into the life of Aaron Burr.
Mary is reading to her Catholic friend, Madame de Frontignac, who is in imminent danger of having an adulterous relationship with Aaron Burr.
Both men wrote final pleas for its preservation on the eve of their demise, Madison composing a memorandum entitled Advice to My Country,(23) and Hamilton writing one last letter on the night before his duel with Aaron Burr, urging a friend to fight against the "Dismembrement of our Empire.
In contrast to Eliza Pinckney's success as a mother, the next founding mother addressed by Roberts is Esther Edwards Burr, mother of Aaron Burr.
This happened in 1800 when Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr each received the same number of votes.
In response to the uproar, the portrait was replaced with one of Aaron Burr, ironically facing the opponent who died at his hands, Alexander Hamilton.
So do Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr who, in chapter one, illustrate through their famous 1804 due l the fact that a concern for one's honor could cause a member of the founding cohort (enter Hamilton) to risk all against a craven upstart (enter Burr) who called it into question.
Exhibit highlights include several legal and financial documents signed by Hamilton, his Society of the Cincinnati medal, an original copy of his obituary and historical replicas of the pistols used by Hamilton and Aaron Burr in the duel in which Hamilton was mortally wounded.
In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr was found not guilty of treason.
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Admittedly, we have had our white-knuckle moments in presidential history: the crisis arising from the electoral vote tie in 1800 between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr, the political fix that threw the 1876 presidential contest to Rutherford B.