vt.& vi.& link-v.（使）燃烧
[复数] burns [第三人称单数] burns
[动词时态]burning burnt,burned burnt,burned
burn down 烧毁
burn out 烧坏；烧尽
◇ but when the Rabbit actually TOOK A WATCH OUT OF ITS WAISTCOAT-POCKET, and looked at it, and then hurried on, Alice started to her feet, for it flashed across her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit with either a waistcoat-pocket, or a watch to take out of it, and burning with curiosity, she ran across the field after it, and fortunately was just in time to see it pop down a large rabbit-hole under the hedge.
◇ perhaps a burning match might be some good, if she could draw it from the bundle and strike it against the wall, just to warm her fingers.
◇ The rogues sat up the whole of the night before the day on which the procession was to take place, and had sixteen lights burning, so that everyone might see how anxious they were to finish the Emperor's new suit.
◇ And Karen believed all this happened on account of the red shoes, but the old lady thought they were horrible, and they were burnt.
---- The Red Shoes
◇ Then, all the painters in the neighbourhood were defeated by a severe disease whose characteristic was alike to that of a bad burn.
---- A Strange Disease
◇ Then his wrist skin was burnt by electric shock.
---- First Aid
◇ How lucky we were even though my precious equipment and documents were all burnt to the ground!
---- A Volcano Eruption