the act of burning something
"the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
execution by electricity
burning, burning at the stake(noun)
execution by fire
a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin
of immediate import
"burning issues of the day"
The burnings continued all day.
So hot as to seem to burn (something).
the burning sun
Feeling very hot.
Feeling great passion.
her burning heart
that burns; being on fire; excessively hot; fiery
consuming; intense; inflaming; exciting; vehement; powerful; as, burning zeal
the act of consuming by fire or heat, or of subjecting to the effect of fire or heat; the state of being on fire or excessively heated
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
(a) In a dynamo, the production of shifting and temporary arcs between the commutator and brushes, which arcs produce heat enough to injure the parts in question. (b) In electro-plating, a defect due to too strong a current in proportion to the strength of solution and area of electrodes. This gives a black or badly-colored deposit.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'burning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4491
Rank popularity for the word 'burning' in Adjectives Frequency: #847
The numerical value of burning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of burning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Hating people is like burning down your house to get rid of a rat.
This fire was burning so well and so confident, it was burning through the retardant, we don’t see that very often.
Burning books is not as grave as burning people, because books, contrary to men, are not unique and ideas are fireproof!
Burning books is not as horrible as burning people, because books, contrary to men, are not unique and ideas are fireproof!
I was trying to get it out of my pocket, it started burning right through my pants. It was burning my leg, and I had to get my pants off somehow.
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