burnt burnt  /ˈbɜrnt/

Definition(s):

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

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Trailers were burnt to their frames in an instant, like paper models.
  2. Odeur 53, created in 1998, has notes of nail polish and burnt rubber.
  3. A deer moves through the burnt forest of the Mount Parnitha national park near Athens.

News

  1. Rowing Brief: Burnt Hills Rowing Learn to Row program

    ALPLAUS - The Burnt Hills Rowing Association has a learn-to-row program for all ages.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Community News

  2. Texas plugging holes along offensive line

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The thin burnt orange offensive line that has broken apart and allowed Texas to be pushed from good to bad is supposed to be fixed this time around. Stacy Searels, who has long bemoaned the lack of talent, bodies and blocking ability of his charges along that line, has earned the praise of Texas coach Mack Brown, not only for his patience but his persistence in rebuilding that ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  3. Sprinter Shomari Ingram of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake signs letter of intent for Queens College of Charlotte

    BURNT HILLS — Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake sprinter Shomari Ingram is a late bloomer when it comes to his track career, but his fleet feet have landed him the opportunity to run at Division II Queens College of Charlotte.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Saratogian

Quotes

  • Victoria's chief commissioner of police, Christine Nixon, said there had been reports of suspicious behavior from "people who are seeing strange people who are sifting through parts of houses that have been burnt," she told Sky News television.
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Christine Nixon Source: International Herald Tribune

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