burl meaning

Pronunciation:   "burl" in a sentence
Noun: burl  burl
  1. The wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer 
  2. A large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree 
  3. Soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
    - slub, knot
Verb: burl  burl
  1. Remove the burls from cloth

Sounds like: birl, birle

Derived forms: burling, burled, burls

Type of: enation, plant process, raggedness, remove, roughness, take, take away, withdraw, wood

Part of: tree

Encyclopedia: Burl


[Architecture]
1.

An abnormal growth or protuberance on a tree. Also called knur, knurl.

2.

Wood veneer cut from burls.

Examples

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  1. burl lves provided the voice of some of the animals and people
  2. a snowman in one of the movies even looks like burl lves
  3. in 1958 burl lves appeared in the western movie, the big country
  4. burl lves won the academy award oscar that year as the best supporting actor
  5. i do burl lves songs

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