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Burn meaning

burn - 20 dictionary results

  1. 1. create by duplicating data; " cut a disk"; " burn a CD"
  2. 2. feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; " She was burning with anger"; " He was burning to try out his new skies"
  3. 3. feel hot or painful; " My eyes are burning"
  4. 4. spend ( significant amounts of money); " He has money to burn"
  5. 5. burn at the stake; " Witches were burned in Salem"
  6. 6. To perfect or improve by fire or heat; to submit to the action of fire or heat for some economic purpose; to destroy or change some property or properties of, by exposure to fire or heat in due degree for obtaining a desired residuum, product, or effect; to bake; as, to burn clay in making bricks or pottery; to burn wood so as to produce charcoal; to burn limestone for the lime.
  7. 7. To consume, injure, or change the condition of, as if by action of fire or heat; to affect as fire or heat does; as, to burn the mouth with pepper.
  8. 8. To apply a cautery to; to cauterize.
  9. 9. To cause to combine with oxygen or other active agent, with evolution of heat; to consume; to oxidize; as, a man burns a certain amount of carbon at each respiration; to burn iron in oxygen.
  10. 10. To be of fire; to flame.
  11. 11. To suffer from, or be scorched by, an excess of heat.
  12. 12. To have a condition, quality, appearance, sensation, or emotion, as if on fire or excessively heated; to act or rage with destructive violence; to be in a state of lively emotion or strong desire; as, the face burns; to burn with fever.
  13. 13. To combine energetically, with evolution of heat; as, copper burns in chlorine.
  14. 14. In certain games, to approach near to a concealed object which is sought.
  15. 15. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat.
  16. 16. The operation or result of burning or baking, as in brickmaking; as, they have a good burn.
  17. 17. A disease in vegetables. See Brand, n., 6.
  18. 18. To consume with fire; to reduce to ashes by the action of heat or fire; - frequently intensified by up: as, to burn up wood.
  19. 19. Injury or mark caused by fire.
  20. 20. To be on fire; to feel great heat.

burn - examples of usage

  1. But we won't burn!" - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. There's nothing there to burn. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. " I made it burn, and I've been looking at all sorts of things. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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