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    burning - Dictionary definition and meaning for word burning

    Definition
    (noun) the act of burning something
    Synonyms : combustion
    Example Sentence
    • the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance
    Definition
    (noun) pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    Synonyms : burn
    Definition
    (noun) a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
    Synonyms : combustion
    Definition
    (noun) execution by electricity
    Synonyms : electrocution
    Definition
    (noun) execution by fire Definition
    (noun) a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin Definition
    (adj) of immediate import
    Example Sentence
    • burning issues of the day
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