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bort

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Pronunciation: /bɔːt
 
/
(also boart)

Definition of bort in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Small, granular, opaque diamonds, used as an abrasive in cutting tools.
Example sentences
  • Black or gray-black, massive, granular to compact bort is known as carbonado.

Origin

early 17th century: from Dutch boort.

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