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burn
  • noun
    An injury caused by exposure to heat or flame. (he was treated in the hospital for burns to his hands)
    Consumption of a type of fuel as an energy source. (natural gas produces the cleanest burn of the lot)
    An act of clearing of vegetation by burning. (In the period prior to the bush fire danger period, landholders are still responsible for any burning activity including pile burns or broad acre burns.)
    verb
    (of a fire) flame or glow while consuming a material such as coal or wood. (a fire burned and crackled cheerfully in the grate)
    Be or cause to be destroyed by fire. (he watched his restaurant burn to the ground)
    Be possessed by (a desire or an emotion) (Martha was burning with curiosity)
    Drive very fast.
    Produce (a compact disc or DVD) by copying from an original or master copy. (You can purchase and download hardware and software MPEG Encoders to burn a DVD.)
  • noun
    A small stream; a brook. (Make sure you are casting where saltwater meets the fresh of a burn, stream or river.)

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