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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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Ko and Dornfeld (1991) reported a similar situation in which the burr size was reduced when the cutting speed increased during the orthogonal cutting of the ductile material.
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The court heard Burr then came downstairs to complain about the noise and said he had work the next day.
The evidence for many of the most important episodes in Burr's career is meager, and she argues, plausibly enough, that where the evidence admits of doubt, historians have too often resolved it, not in favor of Burr, but in favor of his adversaries.
Having won laurels in the military during the Revolution, Burr ascended to the post of U.
After Hamilton's death, Burr escaped trial for murder and served out the remainder of his vice-presidential term.
On July 11, 1804, Burr and Hamilton, the two high-priced New York lawyers, met near the top of the New Jersey cliffs overlooking the Hudson in the wilderness of Weehawken, New Jersey, to put an end to their rivalry.
Burr said she invites first-time visitors to return because each Sunday service is different.
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Mrs Burr, 58, was described as ``kind, caring and honest'', who showed a lifetime of love and affection to her four adopted children.