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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burn  \Burn\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Burned}  (?)  or  {Burnt}  (?);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Burning}.]  [OE.  bernen,  brennen,  v.  t.,  early 
  confused  with  beornen  birnen,  v.  i.,  AS  b[ae]rnan,  bernan 
  v.  t.,  birnan  v.  i.;  akin  to  OS  brinnan,  OFries  barna, 
  berna,  OHG.  brinnan,  brennan  G.  brennen,  OD  bernen,  D. 
  branden,  Dan.  br[ae]nde,  Sw  br["a]nna,  brinna  Icel.  brenna, 
  Goth.  brinnan,  brannjan  (in  comp.),  and  possibly  to  E. 
  fervent.] 
  1.  To  consume  with  fire;  to  reduce  to  ashes  by  the  action  of 
  heat  or  fire;  --  frequently  intensified  by  up:  as  to  burn 
  up  wood.  ``We'll  burn  his  body  in  the  holy  place.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  injure  by  fire  or  heat;  to  change  destructively  some 
  property  or  properties  of  by  undue  exposure  to  fire  or 
  heat;  to  scorch;  to  scald;  to  blister;  to  singe;  to  char; 
  to  sear;  as  to  burn  steel  in  forging;  to  burn  one's  face 
  in  the  sun;  the  sun  burns  the  grass. 
 
  3.  To  perfect  or  improve  by  fire  or  heat;  to  submit  to  the 
  action  of  fire  or  heat  for  some  economic  purpose;  to 
  destroy  or  change  some  property  or  properties  of  by 
  exposure  to  fire  or  heat  in  due  degree  for  obtaining  a 
  desired  residuum,  product,  or  effect;  to  bake;  as  to  burn 
  clay  in  making  bricks  or  pottery;  to  burn  wood  so  as  to 
  produce  charcoal;  to  burn  limestone  for  the  lime. 
 
  4.  To  make  or  produce,  as  an  effect  or  result,  by  the 
  application  of  fire  or  heat;  as  to  burn  a  hole;  to  burn 
  charcoal;  to  burn  letters  into  a  block. 
 
  5.  To  consume,  injure,  or  change  the  condition  of  as  if  by 
  action  of  fire  or  heat;  to  affect  as  fire  or  heat  does 
  as  to  burn  the  mouth  with  pepper. 
 
  This  tyrant  fever  burns  me  up  --Shak. 
 
  This  dry  sorrow  burns  up  all  my  tears.  --Dryden. 
 
  When  the  cold  north  wind  bloweth,  .  .  .  it  devoureth 
  the  mountains,  and  burneth  the  wilderness,  and 
  consumeth  the  grass  as  fire.  --Ecclus. 
  xliii.  20,  21. 
 
  6.  (Surg.)  To  apply  a  cautery  to  to  cauterize. 
 
  7.  (Chem.)  To  cause  to  combine  with  oxygen  or  other  active 
  agent,  with  evolution  of  heat;  to  consume;  to  oxidize;  as 
  a  man  burns  a  certain  amount  of  carbon  at  each 
  respiration;  to  burn  iron  in  oxygen. 
 
  {To  burn},  {To  burn  together},  as  two  surfaces  of  metal 
  (Engin.),  to  fuse  and  unite  them  by  pouring  over  them  a 
  quantity  of  the  same  metal  in  a  liquid  state. 
 
  {To  burn  a  bowl}  (Game  of  Bowls),  to  displace  it 
  accidentally,  the  bowl  so  displaced  being  said  to  be 
  burned. 
 
  {To  burn  daylight},  to  light  candles  before  it  is  dark;  to 
  waste  time;  to  perform  superfluous  actions.  --Shak. 
 
  {To  burn  one's  fingers},  to  get  one's  self  into  unexpected 
  trouble,  as  by  interfering  the  concerns  of  others 
  speculation,  etc 
 
  {To  burn  out},  to  destroy  or  obliterate  by  burning.  ``Must 
  you  with  hot  irons  burn  out  mine  eyes?''  --Shak. 
 
  {To  be  burned  out},  to  suffer  loss  by  fire,  as  the  burning  of 
  one's  house,  store,  or  shop,  with  the  contents. 
 
  {To  burn  up},  {To  burn  down},  to  burn  entirely. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burned  \Burned\,  p.  p. 
  Burnished.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burned  \Burned\,  p.  p.  &  a. 
  See  {Burnt}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  burned 
  adj  1:  having  undergone  oxidation:  "burned  powder"  [syn:  {burnt}] 
  2:  injured  by  intense  heat  (as  of  fire  or  the  sun);  "his 
  cracked,  black  burned  lips" 
  3:  treated  by  heating  to  a  high  temperature  but  below  the 
  melting  or  fusing  point;  "burnt  sienna"  [syn:  {burnt}] 
  4:  hardened  by  subjecting  to  intense  heat;  "baked  bricks"; 
  "burned  bricks"  [syn:  {baked},  {burnt}] 
  5:  destroyed  or  badly  damaged  by  fire;  "a  row  of  burned 
  houses";  "a  charred  bit  of  burnt  wood";  "barricaded  the 
  street  with  burnt-out  cars"  [syn:  {burnt},  {burned-out},  {burnt-out}] 
  6:  ruined  by  overcooking;  "she  served  us  underdone  bacon  and 
  burnt  buscuits"  [syn:  {burnt}] 




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