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Definition 1: soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design - [noun denoting attribute]

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(burl is a kind of ...) a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven

Definition 2: a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree - [noun denoting plant]

(burl is a kind of ...) a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ

(... is part of burl) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

(burl is made of the substance ...) the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer

Definition 3: the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer - [noun denoting plant]

(burl is a kind of ...) the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

(... is made of the substance burl) a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree

Definition 4: remove the burls from cloth - [verb of change]

(burl is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

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