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ˈbɜr tnBur·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Burton, Richard Burton, Sir Richard Burton, Sir Richard Francis Burtonnoun

    English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)

  2. Burton, Richard Burtonnoun

    Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)

  3. Burtonnoun

    a strong dark English ale


  1. Burtonnoun

    for someone who lived in any of several places with that name.

  2. burtonnoun

    An arrangement of blocks and pulleys, especially for tightening rigging on a ship.

  3. burtonnoun

    Storage of cargo athwartships.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burtonnoun

    a peculiar tackle, formed of two or more blocks, or pulleys, the weight being suspended to a hook block in the bight of the running part


  1. Burton

    Burton is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament by the first past the post system of election.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Burton

    bur′ton, n. a tackle variously used.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. burton

    A small tackle rove in a particular manner; it is formed by two blocks or pulleys, with a hook-block in the bight of the running part; it is generally used to set up or tighten the shrouds, whence it is frequently termed a top-burton tackle; but it is equally useful to move or draw along any weighty body in the hold or on the deck, as anchors, bales of goods, large casks, &c. (See SPANISH-BURTON.) The burton purchase, also runner-purchase (which see).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Burton in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Burton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Burton in a Sentence

  1. Elliotte Burton:

    They've had these flags every year, they would just take them down, but now that the situation has been brought up that kids were going to do Black Lives Matter shirts, they'll literally ride around the school with them flying, then they'll leave the parking lot and drive around this whole town with them. In Elliotte Burton statement, Bobby Fields said while the school recognizes its students ’ First Amendment rights like freedom of speech and freedom of expression, they.

  2. Rodney Margol:

    I anticipate that there will be a significant number of claimants who pursue Fidel Castro and his lackeys rights under Helms-Burton.

  3. Charles Casillo:

    Richard Burton said when she heard the news, she went into her room to be alone, he could hear the screams from the room. She was just devastated. She later told the press, ‘I lost my brother, my friend.’ And I think she truly did.

  4. John Lawrence:

    Phil Burton, who was one of her predecessors in the seat in San Francisco used to say ‘If you show them the depths of hell, then whatever remains, looks a lot better,’.

  5. Ivis Fernndez:

    In the middle of the hardening of the blockade on Cuba, the activation of Title III of Helms-Burton by the president of the United States, were assuming responsibility for injecting foreign exchange and developing the economy.

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