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burning meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of burning at MeaningMonkey.org. burning meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of burning (noun)

  1. the act of burning something
    • "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
    • synonyms: combustion
  2. pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  3. a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
  4. execution by electricity
  5. execution by fire
  6. a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin

BURNING adjective

Definition of burning (adjective)

  1. of immediate import
    • "burning issues of the day"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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