burn

I
n.

1) to receive a burn

2) a brush, friction; first-degree; minor, superficial; second-degree, moderate; third-degree, severe burn

3) (misc.) (esp. AE) a slow burn ('increasing fury')

II

v. (d; refl.) to burn into (the incident burned itself into my memory)

2) (D; intr., tr.) to burn to (he burned the meat to a crisp; the wood burned to ashes; she was burned to death)

3) (D; intr.) to burn with (his cheeks burned with shame)

4) (N; used with a noun) to burn smb. alive

5) (misc.) to burn smb. at the stake; she burned her hand on the stove

* * *
[bɜːn]
first-degree
second-degree
severe burn
she burned her hand on the stove
superficial
third-degree
(N; used with a noun) to burn smb. alive
(misc.) to burn smb. at the stake
a brush
to receive a burn
(misc.) (esp. AE) a slow burn ('increasing fury')
(D; intr., tr.) to burn to (he burned the meat to a crisp; the wood burned to ashes; she was burned to death)
(D; intr.) to burn with (his cheeks burned with shame)
(d; refl.) to burn into (the incident burned itself into my memory)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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