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burr
American English: /bər/
British English: /bəː/

Translation of burr in Spanish:

noun

  • 2 countable or uncountable (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 (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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