Found 2 items, similar to Burnt.
English → English
n 1: pain that feels hot as if it were on fire [syn: burning
2: a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays
of the sun [syn: tan
3: an injury cause by exposure to heat or chemicals or
4: a burned place or area [syn: burn mark
5: damage inflicted by burning
v 1: destroy by fire; “They burned the house and his diaries”
, burn down
2: shine intensely, as if with heat; “The coals were glowing in
; “The candles were burning”
3: undergo combustion; “Maple wood burns well”
4: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; “The sun
burned his face”
5: cause to burn or combust; “The sun burned off the fog”
combust coal and other fossil fuels”
6: feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; “She was
burning with anger”
; “He was burning to try out his new
7: cause to undergo combustion; “burn garbage”
; “The car burns
only Diesel oil”
8: burn at the stake; “Witches were burned in Salem”
9: spend (significant amounts of money); “He has money to burn”
10: feel hot or painful; “My eyes are burning”
11: burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric
current or a caustic agent; “The surgeon cauterized the
12: get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun [syn: sunburn
13: create by duplicating data; “cut a disk”
; “burn a CD”
14: use up (energy); “burn off calories through vigorous
[syn: burn off
, burn up
15: burn with heat, fire, or radiation; “The iron burnt a hole
in my dress”
adj 1: ruined by overcooking; “she served us underdone bacon and
2: having undergone oxidation; “burned powder”
3: treated by heating to a high temperature but below the
melting or fusing point; “burnt sienna”
4: hardened by subjecting to intense heat; “baked bricks”
5: destroyed or badly damaged by fire; “a row of burned
; “a charred bit of burnt wood”
; “barricaded the
street with burnt-out cars”
English → English
(b[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burned
(b[^u]rnt); p. pr. & vb. n. Burning
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.”
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 ??ass 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 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
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,
To burn out
(a) to destroy or obliterate by burning. “Must you with
hot irons burn out mine eyes?”
(b) to force (people) to flee by burning their homes or
places of business; as, the rioters burned out the
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.
, p. p. & a.
Consumed with, or as with, fire; scorched or dried, as with
fire or heat; baked or hardened in the fire or the sun.
, a black, powdery fungus which destroys grain.
, something offered and burnt on an altar, as
an atonement for sin; a sacrifice. The offerings of the
Jews were a clean animal, as an ox, a calf, a goat, or a
sheep; or some vegetable substance, as bread, or ears of
wheat or barley. Called also burnt sacrifice
. --[2 Sam.