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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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Figure 2 exhibits the main effect plots for the burr formation response.
Figure 2c demonstrates that coating of drills had no significant influence on burr formation since rates are near the midline with no significant difference.
Finally, it may be presumed that sharpening was the most input parameter affecting burr formation.
A decrease of burr height when drilled with high-speed cutting may be observed, except for feed rate of 0.
Burr and Crandall aren't the only people thinking about creating an air taxi service, but they're easily the most credentialed.
Shortly afterwards, Burr noticed a comment Crandall had made to an aerospace trade publication, extolling the prospects for air taxis, and contacted him about teaming up.
while Burr, the CEO, is ensconced at company headquarters in Stratford, Conn.
Between 1981 and 1984, Burr built People Express from scratch into the nation's fifth-largest air carrier, with 4,000 employees and serving 100 cities, including a few overseas destinations.
Cubical plastic, B, breaks off large hanging burrs without abrading parent material and peens down remaining edge.
In theory, a precision-machined or cast component is free of burr or blemish and can go directly to its intended use.
The best solution must consider part size and configuration, part material, burr location, desired finish, and downstream processing.
It is used where abrasive burr removal is required, particularly to break off the burr without affecting the rest of the part.