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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

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.
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Entonces, las investigaciones sobre sus propiedades psicometricas demostraron que es un instrumento valido y confiable, tanto en ingles (Buhr & Dugas, 2002) como en espanol (Gonzalez Rodriguez et al., 2006).
They're tired of this lifestyle before they're (old enough) to get into it, so a lot of times, they're ready to get out of here and move somewhere that's a little more normal," Buhr said.
"In terms of redesigning our Web site, we based [decisions] on Web analytics and highly customized reports," Buhr says.
However, Jochimsen (1966)'s definition, as noted by Buhr (2003), "has the disadvantage of not making factor price equalization concrete" (Buhr, 2003, p.
The home health care selection is dependent on the patient's ability to manage daily living activities and caregivers being up to the task of accepting the patient in the home (Buhr et al., 2006; Friedman et al., 2005).
Second, there is evidence that education is a determining factor in status attainment in the workplace (Walcott, & Buhr, 1987).
The sets (designer Philip Prowse) are sensational and the music, specially written for this ballet by Glenn Buhr, is uplifting.
Buhr, William Coffman, Paul Elliott, Andrew Hayes, Joseph Kalish, James Loper, Randall Reder, Paul Riffel, Daniel Saxe, Claire Saady, and Robert Wise.
Camera (colin; 16mm-to-35mm), Judith Kaufmann; editor, Uta Schmidt; music, Annette rocks; production designer, Silke Buhr; costume designer, Gioia Raspe.
He is also survived by his sister, Madelon Buhr; sister-in-law, Arliss Kehoe of Richmond, B.C., as well as four nephews and two nieces.
These include Avey, Bendix, Bickford, Buhr, Colonial Broach, Davis Tooling, Drillunit, FMT, G.A.
We thank Holmes and Buhr for their thoughtful critique of our letter (1).