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[dee-bur] /diˈbɜr/
verb (used with object)
to remove burrs from (a piece of machined work); burr.
verb (used without object)
to remove burrs from a piece of machined work.
Origin of deburr
de- + burr1 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for deburr
  • Round and deburr edges of sheets to remove sharp edges.
  • After automated machining, workers deburr the wheels by hand.
  • deburr the drill holes and clean the pipe before putting the strainer into service.
  • deburr and bevel cut spigot end of pipe barrel to match factory bevel.
British Dictionary definitions for deburr


verb (transitive)
to remove burrs from (a workpiece)
(textiles) to remove dirt and debris from (raw wool)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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