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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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Crown fires burn so hot and deep that they destroy the roots of trees.
Burn survivors from 27 states and six provinces will attend this year's International Burn Camp.
Just as a fire needs oxygen-bearing air to burn, all rocket fuels require an oxidizer for combustion.
Many forests--and all their trees--are supposed to burn up every 100 to 500 years according to Mother Nature's plan.
The Department of Energy estimates that more than 20 percent of American households now burn wood for some or all of their heat.
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Burn survivors on Tuesday will visit FedEx Field, home of the Washington Redskins, to meet Redskins linebacker Robert Henson, who lost his 10-year old brother in a house fire in 1997.
The most famous fire of 2000--a springtime prescribed burn gone awry at Bandelier National Monument near Los Alamos, New Mexico--caused the evacuation of the entire town before destroying 235 homes and other structures, and damaging the Los Alamos National Laboratory