Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1682

\bәr(-ә)l\ n [ME burle, fr. (ass.) MF bourle tuft of wool, fr. (ass.) VL burrula. dimin. of LL burra shaggy cloth] (15c) Swirl or twist in the grain of wood that usually occurs near a know, but does not contain a knot.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA