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Burn (IPA: /ˈbɝn/)


Burn (v. t.)

To consume with fire; to reduce to ashes by the action of heat or fire; -- frequently intensified by up: as, to burn up wood.

Burn (v. t.)

To injure by fire or heat; to change destructively some property or properties of, by undue exposure to fire or heat; to scorch; to scald; to blister; to singe; to char; to sear; as, to burn steel in forging; to burn one's face in the sun; the sun burns the grass.

Burn (v. t.)

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.

Burn (v. t.)

To make or produce, as an effect or result, by the application of fire or heat; as, to burn a hole; to burn charcoal; to burn letters into a block.

Burn (v. t.)

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.

Burn (v. t.)

To apply a cautery to; to cauterize.

Burn (v. t.)

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.

Burn (v. i.)

To be of fire; to flame.

Burn (v. i.)

To suffer from, or be scorched by, an excess of heat.

Burn (v. i.)

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.

Burn (v. i.)

To combine energetically, with evolution of heat; as, copper burns in chlorine.

Burn (v. i.)

In certain games, to approach near to a concealed object which is sought.

Burn (n.)

A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat.

Burn (n.)

The operation or result of burning or baking, as in brickmaking; as, they have a good burn.

Burn (n.)

A disease in vegetables. See Brand, n., 6.

Burn (n.)

A small stream.

Burn

Injury to flesh or skin, often caused by excessive heat

Burn

Type of watercourse

Burn

Place where there was a fire before; result of being burned

Burn

Energy drink brand

Burn

1974 studio album by Deep Purple

Burn Synonyms

Burn Mark

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Burning

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Sunbur, Tan, Suntan

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Bite, Sting

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Burn Up, Burn Off

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Cauterise, Cauterize

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Combust

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Combust

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Cut

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Burn Down, Fire

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Glow

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Incinerate

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Sunburn

Burn (Last Name / Surname)

Burn is the #20,664 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,281 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Burn in Spanish is Quemar

Tagalog Translation

Burn in Tagalog is Pasuin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " prepare eveything to burn Baku to the ground, if there is an attack"" - Vladimir Lenin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "it's better to burn out than to fade away." - Last words

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (To his men) Burn the bodies. Search the outbuildings." - Underworld: Evolution

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A light to burn all the empires" - My Chemical Romance

Example Sentence (Quote)

" BURN! Burn it all! Winds! Carry the flames of Wu to the sky!" - Dynasty Warriors


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