Associations to the word «Burning»


BURNING, verb. Present participle of burn
BURNING, adjective. So hot as to seem to burn (something).
BURNING, adjective. Feeling very hot.
BURNING, adjective. Feeling great passion.
BURNING, adjective. Consuming; intense; inflaming; exciting; vehement; powerful.
BURNING, noun. The act by which something burns or is burned.
BURNING, noun. A fire.
BURNING BAR, noun. A thermal lance.
BURNING BUSH, noun. Biblical object described in Exodus 3:1-22, used by Yahweh to communicate with Moses
BURNING BUSH, noun. Ornamental shrub (Euonymus atropurpureus) that bears a red berry
BURNING BUSH, noun. Perennial herb (Dictamnus albus) which gives off so much essential oil that it can sometimes be lit and will burn briefly without harming the plant
BURNING BUSHES, noun. Plural of burning bush
BURNING DOWN, verb. Present participle of burn down
BURNING HOUSE, noun. The furnace in which tin ores are calcined, to sublime the sulfur and arsenic from the pyrites.
BURNING THE MIDNIGHT OIL, verb. Present participle of burn the midnight oil

Dictionary definition

BURNING, noun. The act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance".
BURNING, noun. Pain that feels hot as if it were on fire.
BURNING, noun. A process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light.
BURNING, noun. Execution by electricity.
BURNING, noun. Execution by fire.
BURNING, noun. A form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin.
BURNING, adjective. Of immediate import; "burning issues of the day".

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo