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burn

1. noun, slang An insult. A: "Nice ears, Dumbo." B: "Ooh, sick burn, dude. Like I don't know my ears stick out!"
2. verb, slang To insult someone. Did you hear what she said? You just got burned, bro.

burn

1. n. a cigarette. Fred just stood there with a burn on his lower lip and his hands in his pockets.
2. tv. to smoke a cigarette. I need to burn a fag. Just a minute.
3. tv. to smoke cannabis. (Drugs.) The two of them sat there burning reefers for hours on end.
4. tv. to execute someone in the electric chair. (Underworld.) I’ll see that they burn you for this!
5. in. to die by electrocution in the electric chair. (Underworld.) I ain’t afraid I’ll burn, copper!
6. tv. to cheat or rob someone. Tom tried to burn me by selling me a bum watch, but I’m too clever.
7. tv. to shoot someone. (see also burner = gun.) He burned the guy with a pistol, but it didn’t stop him.
8. n. a deception; an instance of being cheated. Man, that was a burn. That guy was really mad.
9. n. the charge or rush after the injection of a drug into a vein. (Drugs.) I don’t want a big burn; just drag it out for about an hour.
10. tv. to cook food. Why don’t you burn some chow for me?

burned

1. mod. cheated; betrayed. Man, did I get burned in that place!
2. mod. disappointed; humiliated; put down. Ha! You’re burned!
3. and burned up mod. very angry. I’ve never been so burned up at anyone. I am really burned! Totally burned!
See also: burn

burn

the/one's candle at both ends
To exhaust oneself or one's resources by leading a hectic or extravagant life.
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I've always been interested in another business within the sport of golf," Burns said.
Nevertheless, even plants that burn only this biomass material have adversaries.
The four dependent variable measures were compared statistically among pigs, between treatment and control burns, and for time in days by using single-factor analysis of variance (ANOVA) and two-way ANOVA with repeated measures.
The data showed, however, a dramatic drop in burn injuries related to children's clothing.
The fire continued to burn downward and by August had reached the network of old mine tunnels beneath the town.
Burns earned critical praise for rendering this deranged suburban tale with a hard-edged drawing style associated with EC Comics (famous for publishing creepy stories like Tales from the Crypt in the '50s).
asks hotel magnate Burns, a tanned, white-maned guy who looks as if he's spent the past 10 years doing both.
Hopefully with prescribed burns at the lower elevations where ponderosa pine communities occur, which is what Mother Nature would have done.
According to the American Burn Association, there are approximately 45,000 patients per year with serious burns admitted to hospitals and specialized burn centers in the United States.
But if you really push him, Burns begins to reveal a deeper sense of purpose: "One thing I always fought against, from the beginning, even before I was making films, is that I hate films that make you feel bad because everyone on the screen has a better life than you.
High-intensity exercise burns more fat calories, as well as carbohydrate calories, on an absolute basis than lower intensity activities.
On a dry, windless day, burn crews cross the site in a careful pattern carrying handheld drip torches, oversize watering cans filled with diesel and oil that pass through a wick, or piece of rope that burns with a small, steady flame.
If you choose to stay with your older wood stove, see that it burns at a high heat, there are no leaks in the system, and your chimney is cleaned yearly to prevent creosote build-up.
In the most recent case, Carolyn Burns, 38, of Altadena, was sentenced to seven years in prison.