Part Of Speech: verb
Definition: To cause to be consumed by fire.
Example: He burned his manuscript in the fireplace.
Definition: To be consumed by fire, or in flames.
Example: He watched the house burn.
Definition: To overheat so as to make unusable.
Example: He burned the toast. The blacksmith burned the steel.
Definition: To become overheated to the point of being unusable.
Example: The grill was too hot and the steak burned.
Definition: To make or produce by the application of fire or burning heat.
Example: to burn a hole; to burn letters into a block
Definition: To injure (a person or animal) with heat or chemicals that produce similar damage.
Example: She burned the child with an iron, and was jailed for ten years.
Definition: To cauterize.
Definition: To sunburn.
Example: She forgot to put on sunscreen and burned.
Definition: To consume, injure, or change the condition of, as if by action of fire or heat; to affect as fire or heat does.
Example: to burn the mouth with pepper
Definition: To be hot, e.g. due to embarrassment.
Example: The child's forehead was burning with fever. Her cheeks burned with shame.
Definition: To cause to combine with oxygen or other active agent, with evolution of heat; to consume; to oxidize.
Example: A human being burns a certain amount of carbon at each respiration. to burn iron in oxygen
Definition: To combine energetically, with evolution of heat.
Example: Copper burns in chlorine.
Definition: To write data to a permanent storage medium like a compact disc or a ROM chip.
Example: We’ll burn this program onto an EEPROM one hour before the demo begins.
Definition: To betray.
Example: The informant burned him.
Definition: To insult or defeat.
Example: I just burned you again.
Definition: To waste (time); to waste money or other resources.
Example: The company has burned more than a million dollars a month this year.
Definition: In certain games, to approach near to a concealed object which is sought.
Example: You're cold... warm... hot... you're burning!
Definition: To accidentally touch a moving stone.
Definition: In pontoon, to swap a pair of cards for another pair, or to deal a dead card.
Definition: To increase the exposure for certain areas of a print in order to make them lighter (compare dodge).
Definition: (of an element) To be converted to another element in a nuclear fusion reaction, especially in a star
Definition: To discard.
Definition: To shoot someone with a firearm.