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
Examples of burning in a Sentence
We went to the deck where there were life boats, but at some point we felt the floor burning and we went higher up to the heliport, there are many children and elderly people aboard.
It's been a really rough week in our home in Calabasas, Hidden Hills, and [ our neighbors in Thousand Oaks and Malibu, our hearts are broken from the horrific shootings and those who have lost their lives and homes, as well as the hundreds of thousands of us that have been evacuated from the devastating fires that are currently burning.
It's mind-boggling that the President could keep saying, and (administration officials) could keep saying what they're saying while thousands of people are being butchered, burning bodies in the streets, executions, beheadings, this is a disaster. It was predicted by me and Sen. Lindsey Graham, and it's going to go on until we develop a strategy.
The vulva and vagina are some of the most sensitive tissues in the body to any allergies, so many people get bubble baths [as gifts], which leads to a lot of itching and burning because a lot of the agents are allergens.
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
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