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bu·rin

 (byo͝or′ĭn, bûr′-)
n.
1.
a. A steel cutting tool with a sharp beveled point, used in engraving or carving stone.
b. A stone tool with a chisellike head. Also called graver.
2. The style or technique of an engraver's work.

[French, probably from obsolete Italian burino, of Germanic origin.]

burin

(ˈbjʊərɪn)
n
1. (Tools) a chisel of tempered steel with a sharp lozenge-shaped point, used for engraving furrows in metal, wood, or marble
2. (Art Terms) an engraver's individual style
3. (Archaeology) archaeol a prehistoric flint tool with a very small transverse edge
[C17: from French, perhaps from Italian burino, of Germanic origin: compare Old High German boro auger; see bore1]

bu•rin

(ˈbyʊər ɪn, ˈbɜr-)

n.
1. a tempered steel tool with a lozenge-shaped point and a rounded handle, used for engraving metal and marble.
2. a prehistoric pointed or chisellike flint tool.
[1655–65; < French < Italian burino (now bulino) graving tool]

burin

1. A short steel engraving tool, usually lozenge-shaped in section, cut obliquely to a point. The round handle is pushed by the palm while the fingers guide the point.
2. A prehistoric flint tool like a chisel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burin - a chisel of tempered steel with a sharp pointburin - a chisel of tempered steel with a sharp point; used for engraving
chisel - an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
Translations

burin

n (Art) → Stichel m
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NABLUS, November 22, 2015 (WAFA) Israeli settlers Sunday attempted to raid and attacked with stones a secondary school in the village of Burin, south of Nablus, according to a local official.
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L'armee israelienne a evacue de force hier samedi dans l'apres-midi un campement de militants palestiniens installe pres du village palestinien de Burin, au sud de Naplouse, en Cisjordanie occupee, a constate l'AFP.
Additionally, true Vachons burin bladelet cores, usually considered markers of the latest Aurignacian (Pesesse & Michel 2006), are present at Spy (Otte 1979).
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In a separate development, the Jerusalem Magistrates' Court has remanded until June 12 the arrest of a Jewish occupier accused of murdering a Palestinian youth from the West Bank village of Iraq Burin in January.
In a separate development, the Jerusalem Magistrates' Court has remanded until Sunday the arrest of a Jewish occupier accused of murdering a Palestinian youth from the West Bank village of Iraq Burin in January.