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fur

(fŭr),
1. The coat of soft, fine hair of some mammals.
2. A layer of epithelial debris and fungal elements on the dorsum of the tongue. It is related more to neglected oral hygiene than to an underlying disease process.
[M.E. furre, fr. O.Fr., fr. Germanic]

fur

doraphobia.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fur

(fûr)
n.
1. The thick coat of soft hair covering the skin of certain mammals.
2. A furlike coating: fur on the tongue.
tr.v. furred, furring, furs
To cover or coat as if with fur.
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FUR

Abbreviation for:
ferric-uptake regulation
follow-up report
freed-up resources 
furosemide
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fur

soft, fine hair growing thickly on the skin of animals, mainly mammals, associated with heat retention.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
References in classic literature ?
Bands of free trappers resort hither also, to sell the furs they have collected; or to engage their services for the next hunting season.
The company that can first open its tempting supplies of coffee, tobacco, ammunition, scarlet cloth, blankets, bright shawls, and glittering trinkets has the greatest chance to get all the peltries and furs of the Indians and free trappers, and to engage their services for the next season.
In the old times of the great Northwest Company, when the trade in furs was pursued chiefly about the lakes and rivers, the expeditions were carried on in batteaux and canoes.
And the fifth good thing is that it's way too hot in that part of the world to rationally wear fur and, accordingly, anything that might tamp down the instability over there would be welcomed.
Fashion luminaries, such as Vogue US editor Anna Wintour and her good friend, designer Donna Karan, have suffered attacks for their love and support of fur. Even singer Beyonce has been confronted for selling fur in her fashion label House of Dereon.
A decline in grooming, or a change in your cat's fur, are some of the subtle signs that may indicate your cat is ill.
An accurate source of up-to-date numbers is hard to come by, but it's safe to say that the fur industry has been hurt by the ongoing and very visible anti-fur campaign--sometimes featuring top supermodels--by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and other animal rights groups.
The European Commission proposed the ban in November 2006, because of increasing incidents of dog fur being placed on the European market either undeclared or disguised as synthetic or other types of fur.
Magenta suede boots from MISS SIXTY are accented with shaggy brown fur. Worn with magenta silky print top over sizzling hot pants of same print in earth tones, accessorized with gold metallic hosiery.
Who would want to wear real fur when the fake alternatives are now so realistic and inexpensive?
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 02 2019] An up-to-date research report has been disclosed by Market Research Hub highlighting the title "Global Microphone Fur Windshield Market Insights Forecast to 2025" which provides an outlook for current market value as well as the expected growth of Microphone Fur Windshield during 2019-2025.
More significant still, there was just as little fake fur.