burn burn  /ˈbɜrn/


  1. (n) pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  2. (n) a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  3. (n) an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  4. (n) a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  5. (n) damage inflicted by fire
  6. (v) destroy by fire
  7. (v) shine intensely, as if with heat
  8. (v) undergo combustion
  9. (v) cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  10. (v) cause to burn or combust
  11. (v) feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
  12. (v) cause to undergo combustion
  13. (v) burn at the stake
  14. (v) spend (significant amounts of money)
  15. (v) feel hot or painful
  16. (v) burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
  17. (v) get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  18. (v) create by duplicating data
  19. (v) use up (energy)
  20. (v) burn with heat, fire, or radiation

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  1. Of all bodily injuries, few are more traumatic than burns.
  2. CD burners have the enthusiastic backing of a couple of top tech companies.
  3. On a patient's first day in the burn unit, a physical therapist helps him out of bed in a vain attempt to make him walk and an antibiotic salve is applied.


  1. Paleo Burn Review Released by TotalWellnessCleanse.net

    Paleo Burn review released by TotalWellnessCleanse.net for Ken Smith’s newly-released Paleo Burn fat loss guide. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/paleo-burn-review-by/ken-smith/prweb10852828.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Prescribed Burn Conference Set For July 15

    The Nebraska Prescribed Burn Conference will be held July 15 in Kearney. The conference brings landowners and fire professionals together to discuss the challenges and success of prescribed burning.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WOWT Omaha

  3. BURN IT OFF BOOTCAMP (out door)

    DEREK BURNS & FITNESS FOREVER presents "BURN IT OF BOOT CAMP" BURN IT OFF BOOTCAMPS are affordable, results driven, comprehensive , motivating and very exciting out door 90 day boot camps. YES you will be challenged, YES we will do for you what you can't do for yourself , YES we will make you better and YES you will get RESULTS. This even 12 session for 120.00. At this time it's only on ...
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  1. Sen. Barack Obama accused Clinton of "slash-and-burn, say-anything, do-anything special interest-driven politics."
    on Apr 19, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "As fires burn across California, I want to commend all of the firefighters who are bravely battling these aggressive flames and the first responders who are helping their communities and fellow neighbors," Schwarzenegger said in making his...
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: San Clemente Times

  3. "I do not believe that any true Muslim will make an attack on me, because Islam forbids attacks on women and Muslims know that if they attack a woman they will burn in hell," Bhutto said at the Dubai news conference.
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Source: FOXNews

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