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EnglishEdit

 
A burin (chisel) consisting of the handle, shaft, cutting tip and face.
 
burin on a blade

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From French burin.

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burin (plural burins)

  1. A chisel with a sharp point, used for engraving; a graver.
    • 2006, Stefan Zweig, Chess, translated by Anthea Bell, London: Penguin,
      I kept staring at the same wallpaper on the same wall; I stared at it so often that every line of its zigzag pattern has etched itself on the innermost folds of my brain as if with an engraver’s burin.
  2. A prehistoric flint tool.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian burino.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /by.ʁɛ̃/
  • (file)

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burin m (plural burins)

  1. burin, graver

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