Definition of Burning


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


  • of immediate import
    "burning issues of the day"
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Word games points for the Burning

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Unscramble burning

61 unscramble word found using the letters burning.

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