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adjective [only before noun] burning pronunciation in American English /ˈbɜrnɪŋ/
  1. 1
    being destroyed by fire

    burning buildings

    a burning car

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  2. 2
    very hot

    the burning sun of the desert

    I felt his burning forehead.

  3. 3
    painful, and feeling as if a part of your body is touching something hot

    She felt a burning sensation in her mouth.

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