What is the definition of burning?

Definitions for burning

  • noun - the act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
  • noun - a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin
  • noun - execution by fire
  • noun - execution by electricity
  • adjective - of immediate import; "burning issues of the day"
  • noun - a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
  • noun - pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  • Pronounciation of burning

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    Synonyms for burning

    electrocution burn combustion burning at the stake

    Antonyms for burning

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    Holonyms for burning

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    Hypernyms for burning

    executing oxidization change of integrity torture capital punishment oxidisation torturing death penalty pain execution oxidation hurting

    Hyponyms for burning

    incendiarism lighting auto-da-fe flaming fire-raising kindling deflagration internal combustion ignition inflammation fire arson firing incineration flame

    Meronyms for burning

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    Sounds like burning

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