verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of burrow
OTHER WORDS FROM burrowbur·row·er, nounun·bur·rowed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for burrow
If a burrow is already occupied and is close to the ideal size, or a bit smaller, the mantis shrimp will fight longer and harder for that burrow—and be more likely to win the contest.There’s no place like the perfectly sized home for the mighty mantis shrimp|Jennifer Ouellette|October 29, 2020|Ars Technica
“The burrow is a massively valuable resource because it is so costly — in terms of energy — to excavate and build,” says Faulkes, of Queen Mary University of London.Naked mole-rats invade neighboring colonies and steal babies|Jake Buehler|October 20, 2020|Science News
Trace fossils also include preserved tracks, burrows and feces.
If opened, the RAT will burrow into the host computer and give control of the machine to the hacker.15-Year-Old Egyptian Cyber Activist Takes on Israel|Eli Lake|November 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You start with pain, burrow into dirt, get to memory, and end with motive.
This is not a bug that can get on the surface and burrow in.Necrotizing Fasciitis: How ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ Strike|Casey Schwartz|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Species do not burrow in the skin, but produce a scab similar to sheep scab.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
Mr Burrow proves himself an artist with many sides to his perception.The History of Gambling in England|John Ashton
But a great number of the bivalve Testacea, and many also of the turbinated univalves, burrow in sand or mud.Principles of Geology|Charles Lyell
She picks up the caterpillar, brings it to the mouth of the burrow and lays it down.A Book of Natural History|Various
They may dig a well, make a cave, or a pond, or burrow underground and make tunnels like a mole.Study of Child Life|Marion Foster Washburne