how to pronounce burl


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the above transcription of burl is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

burl is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of burl in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… on top is this a layer of burl or is the …”

meanings of burl


  1. Wood of a mottled veneer, usually cut from such a growth.
  2. A knot or lump in thread or cloth.
  3. A tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner.


  1. To remove the knots in cloth.


  1. A surname​.

burl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word burl occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics burl can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that burl can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to burl


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