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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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
Examples of burning in a Sentence
All her music is about killing guys and burning their houses down and beating up people … that’s my wife! what do you want me to do? I’m not going to challenge her!
It is like a massive wildfire that is burning the African-American community, and society has not devoted sufficient resources to control it, much less extinguish it.
Make love so that from your passion, everything around you burns out, so that only burnt skeletons on ashes and burning coals are left from you. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich
The Iranian government prevented journalists from marching in solidarity with the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre yet it organized flag-burning protests against the French embassy, that hasn't ingratiated them to a French nuclear negotiating team that is deeply cynical about the nature of the Iranian regime.
Suddenly they ran in front of a burning area, and they were illuminated by fire, i took the shot, and then realized I had driven into a minefield.
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