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ˈbɜr tnBur·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Burton, Richard Burton, Sir Richard Burton, Sir Richard Francis Burton(noun)

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

  2. Burton, Richard Burton(noun)

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

  3. Burton(noun)

    a strong dark English ale

Wiktionary

  1. Burton(ProperNoun)

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

  2. burton(Noun)

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

  3. burton(Noun)

    Storage of cargo athwartships.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burton(noun)

    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

Freebase

  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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How to say Burton in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Kimberly Breier:

    European Union considers the extra-territorial application of unilateral restrictive measures to be contrary to international law and will draw on all appropriate measures to address the effects of the Helms-Burton Act, including in relation to European Union WTO rights and through the use of the European Union Blocking Statute, european Union will continue to work with European Union international partners who have also voiced Fidel Castro and his lackeys concerns in this regard.

  2. Patrick Dunphy:

    Burton and Collins came into the store together, Burton pointed out the gun he wanted and said 'that's the one,'.

  3. Zach Neil:

    If you kind of look down the left side of the bar it's a lot of artifacts and antiques and things that we feel look like they would be in a Burton film. So it's a lot of old books and medical equipment, then the opposite side, the right side of the restaurant, is more movie memorabilia.

  4. 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.

  5. Rodney Margol:

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

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