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burn

  • n  pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  • n  a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  • n  an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  • n  a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  • n  damage inflicted by fire
  • v  destroy by fire
    They burned the house and his diaries
  • v  shine intensely, as if with heat
    The candles were burning
  • v  undergo combustion
    Maple wood burns well
  • v  cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
    The sun burned his face
  • v  cause to burn or combust
    The sun burned off the fog
  • v  feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
    She was burning with anger
    He was burning to try out his new skies
  • v  cause to undergo combustion
    burn garbage
    The car burns only Diesel oil
  • v  burn at the stake
    Witches were burned in Salem
  • v  spend (significant amounts of money)
    He has money to burn
  • v  feel hot or painful
    My eyes are burning
  • v  burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
  • v  get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  • v  create by duplicating data
    burn a CD
  • v  use up (energy)
    burn off calories through vigorous exercise
  • v  burn with heat, fire, or radiation
    The iron burnt a hole in my dress

  • Of all bodily injuries, few are more traumatic than burns.
  • CD burners have the enthusiastic backing of a couple of top tech companies.
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 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
    June 20, 2013 - PRWeb
  • 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 ...
    June 19, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • 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.
    June 19, 2013 - WOWT Omaha
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in San Jose Mercury News
    Sen. Barack Obama accused Clinton of "slash-and-burn, say-anything, do-anything special interest-driven politics."
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger in San Clemente Times
    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...
  • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in FOXNews
    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.

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