bort

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Noun[edit]

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bort (plural borts)

  1. (uncountable) Poor quality diamond, used for industrial cutting or abrasion; a poorly crystallized diamond.
    • 1931, Business Week, Issues 82-94, page 25,
      Bits that would require 4 to 16 carbonadoes are now set with 40 to 80 borts.

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse burt, brott, braut.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔːrt/, [b̥ɒːd̥]

Adverb[edit]

bort

  1. away, off (things, people that are in motion)

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Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German borde.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bort/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀd̥]

Noun[edit]

bort c (singular definite borten, plural indefinite borter)

  1. border
  2. edging, trimming
  3. band, ribbon
Inflection[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse burt, brott, braut.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bort

  1. away, off,

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Verb[edit]

bort

  1. supine of böra.