• Definition for "burl"
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burl definition

  • noun:
    • A knot, lump, or slub in yarn or fabric.
    • A large curved outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree.
    • The timber cut from such an outgrowth, usually made use of decoratively as a veneer.
    • A tree development in which the whole grain is continuing to grow in a deformed manner.
    • Wood of a mottled veneer, frequently cut from these types of an improvement.
    • A knot or lump in thread or cloth.
    • A knot or swelling in bond or cloth.
    • An overgrown knot, or an excrescence, on a tree; also, veneer produced from such excrescences.
    • a tiny knot or lump in thread, whether woven into fabric or not.
    • A knot or an excrescence on walnut and other trees, useful for decorative veneering.
    • A pimple.
    • soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or developed by design
    • a large curved outgrowth on the trunk area or branch of a tree
    • the lumber slice from a tree burl or outgrowth; usually utilized decoratively in veneer
    • A knot, lump, or slub in yarn or fabric.
    • a big rounded outgrowth from the trunk or branch of a tree.
    • The wood slice from such an outgrowth, often utilized decoratively as a veneer.
    • A tree development in that the whole grain is continuing to grow in a deformed fashion.
    • Wood of a mottled veneer, typically slashed from these types of a growth.
    • A knot or lump in thread or fabric.
    • A knot or swelling in bond or cloth.
    • An overgrown knot, or an excrescence, on a tree; additionally, veneer made from such excrescences.
    • a tiny knot or lump in bond, whether woven into cloth or perhaps not.
    • A knot or an excrescence on walnut also trees, useful for ornamental veneering.
    • A pimple.
    • smooth lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or developed by design
    • a large rounded outgrowth on trunk area or branch of a tree
    • the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often utilized decoratively in veneer
  • verb-transitive:
    • To dress or finish (fabric) by eliminating knots, lumps, slubs, or loose threads.
    • To dress or finish up (fabric); to pick knots, burs, free threads, etc., from, as with finishing fabric.
    • To dress or finish (cloth) by removing knots, lumps, slubs, or free threads.
    • To outfit or finish up (cloth); to choose knots, burs, free threads, etc., from, like in completing cloth.
  • verb:
    • to eliminate the knots in cloth.
    • eliminate the burls from cloth
    • to get rid of the knots in fabric.
    • take away the burls from cloth
  • others:
    • to select knots, free threads, etc., from, as with finishing cloth; specifically, to pick (wool) manually.
    • To cleanse (fabric), as with fullers' earth or an equivalent material.
    • To welter.
    • Same as birl.
    • To pick knots, loose threads, etc., from, like in completing fabric; specifically, to select (wool) manually.
    • To cleanse (cloth), much like fullers' planet or an equivalent material.
    • To welter.
    • Same as birl.
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