burn with fever.
Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way?
Luke xxiv. 32.
The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne,
Burned on the water.
Burning with high hope.
The groan still deepens, and the combat burns.
The parching air
Burns frore, and cold performs the effect of fire.
4. (Chem.) To combine energetically, with evolution of heat; as, copper burns in chlorine.
5. In certain games, to approach near to a concealed object which is sought. [Colloq.]
To burn out, to burn till the fuel is exhausted. To burn up, To burn down, to be entirely consumed.
1. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat.
2. The operation or result of burning or baking, as in brickmaking; as, they have a good burn.
3. A disease in vegetables. See Brand, n., 6.
(Burn), n. [See 1st Bourn.] A small stream. [Scot.]
(Burn"a*ble) a. Combustible. Cotgrave.
(Burned) p. p. & a. See Burnt.
(Burned) p. p. Burnished. [Obs.] Chaucer.
1. One who, or that which, burns or sets fire to anything.
2. The part of a lamp, gas fixture, etc., where the flame is produced.
Bunsen's burner (Chem.), a kind of burner, invented by Professor Bunsen of Heidelberg, consisting
of a straight tube, four or five inches in length, having small holes for the entrance of air at the bottom.
Illuminating gas being also admitted at the bottom, a mixture of gas and air is formed which burns at the
top with a feebly luminous but intensely hot flame. Argand burner, Rose burner, etc. See under
Argand, Rose, etc.
Burnet moth (Zoöl.), in England, a handsome moth with crimson spots on the wings. Burnet saxifrage.
(Bot.) See Saxifrage. Canadian burnet, a marsh plant Great burnet, Wild burnet, Poterium
(or Sanguisorba) oficinalis.
(Bur"net) n. [OE. burnet burnet; also, brownish fr. F. brunet, dim. of brun brown; cf. OF. brunete
a sort of flower. See Brunette.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs (Poterium); especially, P.Sanguisorba,
the common, or garden, burnet.
(Bur"nett*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burnettized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Burnettizing.] (Manuf.)
To subject (wood, fabrics, etc.) to a process of saturation in a solution of chloride of zinc, to prevent
decay; a process invented by Sir William Burnett.
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