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Burn Definition

(noun)

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pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

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(verb)

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undergo combustion


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Maple wood burns well

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(verb)

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use up (energy)


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burn off calories through vigorous exercise

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(verb)

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get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun

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(verb)

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cause to undergo combustion


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burn garbage

The car burns only Diesel oil

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(verb)

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shine intensely, as if with heat


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The candles were burning

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(noun)

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a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

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(verb)

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cause to burn or combust


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The sun burned off the fog

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(verb)

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cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort


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The sun burned his face

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(verb)

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burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent

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(noun)

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a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)

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(verb)

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create by duplicating data


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burn a CD

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(verb)

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destroy by fire


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They burned the house and his diaries

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(noun)

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an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation

(verb)

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damage by burning with heat, fire, or radiation


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The iron burnt a hole in my dress

(noun)

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damage inflicted by fire

(verb)

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execute by tying to a stake and setting alight


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Witches were burned in Salem

(verb)

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feel hot or painful


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My eyes are burning

(verb)

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feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion


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She was burning with anger

He was burning to try out his new skies

(verb)

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spend (significant amounts of money)


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He has money to burn