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burn  

[1]  
      vb   , burns, burning, burnt, burned  
1    to undergo or cause to undergo combustion  
2    to destroy or be destroyed by fire  
3    tr   to damage, injure, or mark by heat  
he burnt his hand, she was burnt by the sun     
4    to die or put to death by fire  
to burn at the stake     
5    intr   to be or feel hot  
my forehead burns     
6    to smart or cause to smart  
brandy burns one's throat     
7    intr   to feel strong emotion, esp. anger or passion  
8    tr   to use for the purposes of light, heat, or power  
to burn coal     
9    tr   to form by or as if by fire  
to burn a hole     
10    to char or become charred  
the potatoes are burning in the saucepan     
11    tr   to brand or cauterize  
12    tr   to cut (metal) with an oxygen-rich flame  
13    to produce by or subject to heat as part of a process  
to burn charcoal     
14      (Astronomy)   to convert (a lighter element) to a heavier one by nuclear fusion in a star  
to burn hydrogen     
15      (Cards)     (chiefly Brit)   to discard or exchange (one or more useless cards)  
16    tr; usually passive  
Informal   to cheat, esp. financially  
17    Slang     (chiefly U.S.)   to electrocute or be electrocuted  
18    tr     (Austral)  
slang   to drive fast (esp. in the phrase go for a burn)  
19    burn one's bridges or boats   to commit oneself to a particular course of action with no possibility of turning back  
20    burn the candle at both ends      See       candle       3  
21    burn one's fingers   to suffer from having meddled or been rash  
      n  
22    an injury caused by exposure to heat, electrical, chemical, or radioactive agents. Burns are classified according to the depth of tissue affected: first-degree burn: skin surface painful and red; second-degree burn: blisters appear on the skin; third-degree burn: destruction of both epidermis and dermis  
23    a mark, e.g. on wood, caused by burning  
24    a controlled use of rocket propellant, esp. for a course correction  
25    a hot painful sensation in a muscle, experienced during vigorous exercise  
go for the burn!     
26      (Austral. and N.Z.)   a controlled fire to clear an area of scrub  
27    Slang   tobacco or a cigarette,   (See also)        burn in       burn off       burn out  
     (Old English beornan (intr), bærnan (tr); related to Old Norse brenna (tr or intr), Gothic brinnan (intr), Latin fervere to boil, seethe)  
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burn   [2]     (Scot)  
      n     (Scot. and northern English)   a small stream; brook  
     (Old English burna; related to Old Norse brunnr spring, Old High German brunno, Lithuanian briáutis to burst forth)  

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burn  

1    be ablaze, be on fire, blaze, flame, flare, flash, flicker, glow, go up in flames, smoke  
2    brand, calcine, char, ignite, incinerate, kindle, light, parch, reduce to ashes, scorch, sear, set on fire, shrivel, singe, toast, wither  
3    bite, hurt, pain, smart, sting, tingle  
4    be angry, be aroused, be excited, be inflamed, be passionate, blaze, desire, fume, seethe, simmer, smoulder, yearn  
5    consume, eat up, expend, use  

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Consulte también:

burn in, burn off, burn out, first-degree burn

have money to burn v.
used for saying that you think someone is spending too much money on things they do not need

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