- (of a fire) flame or glow while consuming a material such as coal or wood；(of a candle or other source of light) be alight
- an injury caused by exposure to heat or flame；a mark left on something as a result of being burned
noun: burn, plural noun: burns
verb: burn, 3rd person present: burns, gerund or present participle: burning, past tense: burned, past participle: burned
- 1. (of a fire) flame or glow while consuming a material such as coal or wood a fire burned and crackled cheerfully in the grate 同義詞
- ▪ (of a candle or other source of light) be alight a light was burning in the hall
- ▪ use (a type of fuel) as a source of heat or energy a diesel engine converted to burn natural gas
- ▪ (of a person) convert (calories) to energy the speed at which your body burns calories
- 2. be or cause to be destroyed by fire he watched his restaurant burn to the ground 同義詞
- ▪ damage or injure by heat or fire I burned myself on the stove 同義詞
- ▪ (of a person or a part of the body) become red and painful through exposure to the sun my skin tans easily but sometimes burns
- ▪ feel hot or sore, typically as a result of illness or injury her forehead was burning and her throat ached 同義詞
- ▪ informal insult (someone) in a particularly cutting way Mark burns him by saying he hasn't even heard of the guy's agency
- 3. be possessed by (a desire or an emotion) Martha was burning with curiosity 同義詞
- 4. informal drive very fast he burned past us like a maniac
- 5. produce (a compact disc or DVD) by copying from an original or master copy.
- 1. an injury caused by exposure to heat or flame he was treated in the hospital for burns to his hands
- ▪ a mark left on something as a result of being burned the carpet was covered with cigarette burns
- ▪ a feeling of heat and discomfort on the skin caused by friction, typically by a rope or razor a smooth shave without razor burn
- ▪ a hot, painful sensation in the muscles experienced as a result of sustained vigorous exercise work up a burn
- ▪ informal a particularly cutting insult he's been on the receiving end of his fair share of sick burns “No, it's not ready, probably because I work twice as many accounts as you do.” (Burn!)
- 2. consumption of a type of fuel as an energy source natural gas produces the cleanest burn of the lot
- ▪ a firing of a rocket engine in flight.
- 3. North American, Australian/NZ an act of clearing of vegetation by burning.
- ▪ an area of land cleared by burning.
- be burned at the stake
- burn one's bridges
- burn the candle at both ends
- burn the midnight oil
- go for the burn
- money burns a hole in someone's pocket
- slow burn
- burn something down (or burn down)
- burn something in/into
- burn something off
- burn out
- burn (oneself) out
- burn someone out
- burn up
- burn someone up
- burn something out
- burn something up
基本上這兩個都是burn的過去式及過去分詞的拼法！有此一說的是burned為American ...形容詞來用時，不管是American或British English，都要用burnt，如成語的：A burnt child dreads the fire.一朝被蛇咬...
burn up表示"燒完"、"燒掉"，相當於burn completely，表示動作的完成；而burn down表示"燒毀"、"燒成廢墟"...
“Burning Question”是每個人都很想知道結果/答案的問題。 burning question..., as a fire needs to be extinguished. There's a burning question that needs to be answered: Why did you ...