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Burning

Burning

1. That burns; being on fire; excessively hot; fiery.

2. Consuming; intense; inflaming; exciting; vehement; powerful; as, burning zeal. Like a young hound upon a burning scent.

(Science: botany) (Dryden) burning bush, an ornamental shrub (euonymus atropurpureus), bearing a crimson berry.

The act of consuming by fire or heat, or of subjecting to the effect of fire or heat; the state of being on fire or excessively heated. Burning fluid, any volatile illuminating oil, as the lighter petroleums (naphtha, benzine), or oil of turpentine (camphine), but especially. A mixture of the latter with alcohol. Burning glass, a conxex lens of considerable size, used for producing an intense heat by converging the suns rays to a focus.

(Science: chemistry) burning house, the furnace in which tin ores are calcined, to sublime the sulphur and arsenic from the pyrites. Weale. Burning mirror, a concave mirror, or a combination of plane mirrors, used for the same purpose as a burning glass.

Synonym: combustion, fire, conflagration, flame, blaze.


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Hypothetical question about vampires

... different descriptions about humans transforming into vampires. Eye color changes (vampires even get glowing eyes), they gain weaknesses such as burning in the sun and super-abilities such as superspeed and superstrength. But while all of the above can be more or less explained by a viral infection ...

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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

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Re: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!

You read in the news , that your body can catch up on fire? What news is it? I really wouldn't bother about burning. But if it's really unpleasant, visit your doctor and tell him what you get. yes, news stories on spontaneous human combustion there was a man that went on tv ...

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by Coelacanth
Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:26 am
 
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Re: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!

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by JackBean
Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:43 pm
 
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Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

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Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:30 am
 
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