burn with (something)

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burn with (something)

1. Literally, to burn in a particular manner or way. The strong winds caused the fire to burn with a great roar.
2. By extension, to strongly feel a certain emotion. Pete's burning with anger because he heard the awful things that people are saying about him. I found myself burning with jealousy the first time I saw my ex-boyfriend with his new boyfriend.
See also: burn

burn with something

 
1. [for a fire] to burn with a particular quality. The building burned with great ferocity. The fire burned with a lot of crackling and popping.
2. [for someone] to experience intense and consuming feelings of a particular quality. Fred is just burning with anger. Why is he burning with envy?
See also: burn
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With the forest acting as a tinderbox, agencies and private landowners should undertake prescribed burns with the utmost care and consider other, safer options such as mowing, removing understory brush, and using machines to remove trees that increase the dead-to-live ratio.
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.
The day after the accident, doctors began removing dead skin and replacing it with grafts, covering the burns with cadaver skin.
For example, in small tests in the laboratory, Murban crude (produced in the United Arab Emirates) burns with 20 percent less smoke than Louisiana crude.
When burned properly, a firelog burns with more complete combustion and emits little smoke or other forms of air pollution, as compared to a wood fire.
Next, the medical staff begins rinsing Mike's burns with lots of water.