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. Tyyrell Hatton:

    It was a difficult day. The conditions were really tough for the whole day, i just felt like I had nothing really go my way. Hit a couple decent shots and ran into a bunker with a terrible lie and had quite a few putts burning the edge or lipping out.

  2. Jan Ashford:

    There is no such thing as can't, only won't. If you're qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes But you can't blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people.

  3. Harry Emerson Fosdick:

    Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.

  4. Maria Nagel:

    If she'd had cold sores, it would have been obvious, most people don't think of HSV-1 as the potential cause of burning mouth syndrome, so they don't test for it. But it's easily treatable with antiviral medication.

  5. George Walker Bush:

    The pictures of airplanes flying into buildings, fires burning, huge structures collapsing, have filled us with disbelief, terrible sadness and a quiet, unyielding anger. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

Images & Illustrations of burning

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