burned burned  /ˈbɜrnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point
  2. (adj) destroyed or badly damaged by fire
  3. (adj) ruined by overcooking

Usage(s):

  1. When Alabama churches were bombed or burned in the South in the 1960s, the reason was never a mystery.
  2. The fires already have burned hundreds of acres to the east, north and south of that community, and the devastation has attracted the attention of the White House.
  3. The only Bricklin I ever sat in caught on fire and burned to the axles.

News

  1. Bodies Found in Burned Car ‘Circumstantially’ Identified

    BUTTE COUNTY- The three bodies found inside a burned car along a skyway in Butte County are still waiting for DNA confirmation, but investigators say they have a good idea of who they are. Detectives with the Butte County Sheriff’s …
    on June 22, 2013     Source: FOX40 Sacramento

  2. Driver burned when dump truck overturns, bursts into flames

    A dump truck driver was badly burned when his vehicle overturned in Marion County and caught fire, according to officials. The crash happened about 11:30 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 75 at mile marker 345. According to Ocala Fire Rescue, the driver received serious burns to his body and was taken to Shands Hospital. The dump truck was carrying limerock, which spilled onto two northbound lanes of ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Local 6 Orlando

  3. Burned home remains mystery in northwest Harris County

    HOUSTON – Neighbors are upset that a burned-out home located in the 1300 block of American Fork has been sitting idle in northwest Harris County for over a year. The home’s damage, which includes a missing roof and exposed bedroom, can be seen on Google Maps. Neighbors are fed up with the lingering eyesore nestled in their subdivision. “If it was in any other neighborhood, something would have ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

Quotes

  1. "Of course, Saddam Hussein ought to have been hanged for destroying several Shiite villages," Putin said. "And the incumbent Georgian leaders who razed ten Ossetian villages at once, who ran elderly people and children with tanks, who burned...
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Vladimir Putin Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I'm not burned out," Cowher said. "There comes a time in your life - I'm healthy and happy, and I've been fortunate - you've got to prioritize things. My family has made a lot of sacrifices for me, and I'm looking forward to being there for...
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Bill Cowher Source: USA Today

  3. "It was like racing a car at max velocity. When you hit a curve, you either maintain control or you crash and burn," Jones said. "Today, I crashed and burned. I'm shocked and sad. But I'm happy for the girls."
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Lolo Jones Source: MSNBC (press release)

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