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Engelsk tillægsord: burning

1. burning of immediate import


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBurning issues of the day.


Termer med lignende betydningimportant, of import


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unimportant


Engelsk navneord: burning

1. burning (om handling) the act of burning something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)combustion


Mindre specifikke termerchange of integrity


Mere specifikke termerarson, fire-raising, firing, ignition, incendiarism, incineration, inflammation, kindling, lighting

2. burning (om tilstand) pain that feels hot as if it were on fire


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)burn


Mindre specifikke termerhurting, pain

3. burning (om proces) a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)combustion


Mindre specifikke termeroxidation, oxidisation, oxidization


Mere specifikke termerdeflagration, fire, flame, flaming, internal combustion

4. burning (om handling) execution by electricity


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)electrocution


Mindre specifikke termercapital punishment, death penalty, executing, execution

5. burning (om handling) execution by fire


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)burning at the stake


Mindre specifikke termercapital punishment, death penalty, executing, execution


Mere specifikke termerauto-da-fe

6. burning (om handling) a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin


Mindre specifikke termertorture, torturing









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