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Meaning of burr

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: seed vessel having hooks or prickles [syn: {bur}, {burr}]
      2: rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or
      3: United States politician who served as vice president under
         Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander
         Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836) [syn: {Burr},
         {Aaron Burr}]
      4: rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece
      5: small bit used in dentistry or surgery [syn: {bur}, {burr}]
      v 1: remove the burrs from [syn: {bur}, {burr}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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