Associations to the word «Burn»

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BURN, noun. A physical injury caused by heat or cold or electricity or radiation or caustic chemicals.
BURN, noun. A sensation resembling such an injury.
BURN, noun. The act of burning something.
BURN, noun. Physical sensation in the muscles following strenuous exercise, caused by build-up of lactic acid.
BURN, noun. (slang) An intense non-physical sting, as left by an effective insult.
BURN, noun. (UK) (chiefly prison slang) tobacco
BURN, noun. The operation or result of burning or baking, as in brickmaking.
BURN, noun. A disease in vegetables; brand.
BURN, noun. An effective insult.
BURN, verb. (intransitive) To be consumed by fire, or at least in flames.
BURN, verb. (intransitive) To become overheated to the point of being unusable.
BURN, verb. (intransitive) To feel hot, e.g. due to embarrassment.
BURN, verb. (intransitive) To sunburn.
BURN, verb. (intransitive) (curling) To accidentally touch a moving stone.
BURN, verb. (transitive) (ergative) To cause to be consumed by fire.
BURN, verb. (transitive) (ergative) To overheat so as to make unusable.
BURN, verb. (transitive) To injure (a person or animal) with heat or caustic chemicals.
BURN, verb. (transitive) To make or produce by the application of fire or burning heat.
BURN, verb. (transitive) To consume, injure, or change the condition of, as if by action of fire or heat; to affect as fire or heat does.
BURN, verb. (transitive) (surgery) To cauterize.
BURN, verb. (transitive) (slang) To betray.
BURN, verb. (transitive) (computing) To write data to a permanent storage medium like a compact disc or a ROM chip.
BURN, verb. (transitive) To waste (time).
BURN, verb. (transitive) (slang) To insult or defeat.
BURN, verb. (transitive) (cards) In pontoon, to swap a pair of cards for another pair. Also to deal a dead card.
BURN, verb. (photography) To increase the exposure for certain areas of a print in order to make them lighter (compare dodge).
BURN, verb. (chemistry) (dated) To combine energetically, with evolution of heat.
BURN, verb. (chemistry) (transitive) To cause to combine with oxygen or other active agent, with evolution of heat; to consume; to oxidize.
BURN, verb. In certain games, to approach near to a concealed object which is sought.
BURN, noun. (Scotland) (northern England) A stream.
BURN A HOLE IN ONE'S POCKET, verb. (idiomatic) (said of something valuable) To cause someone to be tempted to spend money.
BURN BOOK, noun. (slang) A book for writing unpleasant information about others.
BURN DOWN, verb. (transitive) To cause (a structure) to burn to nothing.
BURN DOWN, verb. (intransitive) (of a structure) To burn completely, so that nothing remains.
BURN IN HELL, verb. Statement of anger directed at someone in contempt, especially after that individual had done something very wrong.
BURN NOTICE, noun. (espionage) An announcement of dismissal of an agent or source an intelligence agency considers to have become unreliable.
BURN OFF, verb. (intransitive) To dissipate as the result of heat.
BURN OFF, verb. (transitive) To cause to dissipate by applying heat.
BURN OFF, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) (oil) To dispose of unusable explosive natural gas from an oil well by burning it as it emerges from the well.
BURN OFF, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) (television) To fill low value air time with programming not suitable for its original purpose.
BURN ONE'S BRIDGES, verb. (idiomatic) To destroy one's path, connections, reputation, opportunities, etc., particularly intentionally.
BURN ONE'S CANDLE AT BOTH ENDS, verb. (idiomatic) To work extremely or excessively hard; to work too hard for good health or peace of mind.
BURN ONE'S FINGERS, verb. (idiomatic) to harm oneself; to suffer consequences of one's actions.
BURN OUT, verb. To extinguish due to lack of fuel.
BURN OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To tire due to overwork.
BURN OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To make (someone) unavailable for work involving exposure to ionizing radiation by employing (the person) in such work until the person's accumulated exposure reaches the maximum permitted for an administrative period, typically a year.
BURN PHONE, noun. (informal) (US) a cell phone bought anonymously with cash, usually used as a means of conducting illegal business or harassment.
BURN RATE, noun. (figuratively) The speed at which a resource, especially cash, is consumed.
BURN RUBBER, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) (of a vehicle) To accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.
BURN THE MIDNIGHT OIL, verb. (idiomatic) To work studiously, especially late into the night.
BURN TO A CRISP, verb. (idiomatic) To burn very badly (usually in reference to food).
BURN UP, verb. (intransitive) To catch fire and burn until destroyed
BURN UP, verb. (transitive) To destroy by burning.
BURN UP, verb. (transitive) To anger; to annoy.

Dictionary definition

BURN, noun. Pain that feels hot as if it were on fire.
BURN, noun. A browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun.
BURN, noun. An injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation.
BURN, noun. A place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body).
BURN, noun. Damage inflicted by fire.
BURN, verb. Destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries".
BURN, verb. Shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning".
BURN, verb. Undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well".
BURN, verb. Cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face".
BURN, verb. Cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels".
BURN, verb. Feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies".
BURN, verb. Cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil".
BURN, verb. Burn at the stake; "Witches were burned in Salem".
BURN, verb. Spend (significant amounts of money); "He has money to burn".
BURN, verb. Feel hot or painful; "My eyes are burning".
BURN, verb. Burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart".
BURN, verb. Get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun.
BURN, verb. Create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD".
BURN, verb. Use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise".
BURN, verb. Burn with heat, fire, or radiation; "The iron burnt a hole in my dress".

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery