What does burning mean?

Definitions for burning
ˈbɜr nɪŋburn·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word burning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. burning, combustion(noun)

    the act of burning something

    "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"

  2. burn, burning(noun)

    pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

  3. combustion, burning(noun)

    a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light

  4. electrocution, burning(noun)

    execution by electricity

  5. burning, burning at the stake(noun)

    execution by fire

  6. burning(adj)

    a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin

  7. burning(a)(adj)

    of immediate import

    "burning issues of the day"

Wiktionary

  1. burning(Noun)

    A fire.

    The burnings continued all day.

  2. burning(Adjective)

    So hot as to seem to burn (something).

    the burning sun

  3. burning(Adjective)

    Feeling very hot.

    burning skin

  4. burning(Adjective)

    Feeling great passion.

    her burning heart

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burning

    of Burn

  2. Burning(adj)

    that burns; being on fire; excessively hot; fiery

  3. Burning(adj)

    consuming; intense; inflaming; exciting; vehement; powerful; as, burning zeal

  4. Burning(noun)

    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

  1. Burning

    (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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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'burning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4491

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'burning' in Adjectives Frequency: #847

How to pronounce burning?

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How to say burning in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of burning in a Sentence

  1. Blake Shelton:

    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!

  2. Donald Trump:

    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.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    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

  4. Karim Sadjadpour:

    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.

  5. Saddam Hussein:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of burning

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. pecuniary
    • B. irascible
    • C. motile
    • D. naiant

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