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Meaning of burning by Wiktionary Dictionary

burning


    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɜː( r )nɪŋ

    Verb

    burning

    1. Present participle of burn .

    Adjective

    burning ( comparative more burning, superlative most burning )

    1. So hot as to seem to burn ( something ) .
      the burning sun
    2. Feeling very hot .
      burning skin
    3. Feeling great passion .
      her burning heart

    Noun

    burning ( plural: burnings )

    1. A fire .
      The burnings continued all day .


Explanation of burning by Wordnet Dictionary

burning


    Adjective
    1. of immediate import

    2. burning issues of the day
    Noun
    1. the act of burning something

    2. the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance
    3. a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin

    4. execution by fire

    5. execution by electricity

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

    7. pain that feels hot as if it were on fire