burning burning  /ˈbɜr nɪŋ/


  1. (n) the act of burning something
  2. (n) pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  3. (n) a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
  4. (n) execution by electricity
  5. (n) execution by fire
  6. (n) a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin
  7. (adj) of immediate import


  • Burning a double-layer disc known as DVDR DL is the same as burning a single layer although for the time being, you have to use the included Nero software to do it.


  1. Sunset man injured inside burning home

    Sunset man injured inside burning home by Kimball Bennion The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 22, 2013 09:47PM MDT An early morning fire Saturday in a Sunset house caused major burn injuries to a man who firefightersfound unconscious. Sunset Fire Chief Neil Coker said the 63-year-old man was found in the kitchen. “It looked like he may have been trying to get out of the house and got disoriented ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Flag burning ceremony conducted

    Boy Scouts of Troop 330, Memorial Lutheran Church, 3375 U.S. 1 South, participated in a flag burning ceremony on Flag Day, June 14, in association with the Coquina Crossing Veterans Association.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record

  3. Fire burning near Timberon

    U.S. Forest Service firefighters on Saturday continue to build containment lines around a one-acre fire burning about six miles east of Timberon.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Alamogordo Daily News


  1. Boaden said police "wrestled him to the ground - the fire was burning through his clothes - and finally put him out with a fire extinguisher."
    on Jun 30, 2006 By: Helen Boaden Source: 940 News

  2. "It has been an extremely difficult decision to take given my burning desire to represent Europe again in defending the Ryder Cup in the United States," said Poulter, who hit a hole-in-one in April's Masters at Augusta National.
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Ian Poulter Source: AFP

  3. "Today it was so hot, my feet were really burning," said Jankovic, recovering from an illness that caused her to pull out of a Hong Kong tournament this month. "I knew I had to deal with it."
    on Jan 18, 2009 By: Jelena Jankovic Source: CNN International

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