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burr

Pronunciation: /bɜːr; bɜː(r)/

Translation of burr in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 c and u (on edge of metal) rebaba (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • When done, give the wall a light sanding to knock down any burrs or ridges.
    • It slices through any material (including six inches of titanium) without leaving any burrs, or rough edges.
    • Use a metal file to remove any burrs and to dull the sharp cut edges.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (in pronunciation)[ manera de pronunciar las erres en ciertas regiones ]
    Example sentences
    • The Scotch-Irish are unlikely to share speech patterns and the characteristic burr (a distinctive trilled ‘r’) with the Scots.
    • Scots may lose their regional ties in becoming New Zealanders, and the accent softens or disappears apart from the Southland burr.
    • The best way I know of to learn a uvular trill, sometimes called a 'burr', is by practicing gargling.

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