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To make or become brown, esp. by exposure to sunlight, as in tanning, or to heat, as in cooking
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  1. To make or become brown, esp. by exposure to sunlight, as in tanning, or to heat, as in cooking
  2. To cook until brown.
To reduce to charcoal by burning
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  1. To reduce to charcoal by burning
  2. To burn the surface of; scorch.
  3. To burn slightly; scorch
To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
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  1. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
  2. To become irritated or painful, as by chafing or inflammation:
  3. To emit heat or light by fire or energy:
To warm thoroughly
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  1. To warm thoroughly
  2. To brown the surface of (bread, cheese, etc.) by heating in a toaster, over or near a fire, or in an oven
  3. To heat and brown (bread, for example) by placing in a toaster or an oven or close to a fire.
To make extremely dry, especially by exposure to heat:
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  1. To make extremely dry, especially by exposure to heat:
  2. To become very dry, hot, thirsty, etc.
  3. To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
To convert (an animal hide) into leather by subjecting it to a chemical process that stabilizes the proteins, making it less susceptible to decay.
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  1. To convert (an animal hide) into leather by subjecting it to a chemical process that stabilizes the proteins, making it less susceptible to decay.
  2. To change (hide) into leather by soaking in tannin
  3. To produce a tan color in, as by exposure to the sun
To rise and become stable. Used of prices.
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  1. To rise and become stable. Used of prices.
  2. To take on a disapproving or severe appearance:
  3. To become solid, rigid, callous, etc.
To burn or sear with a cautery, as in surgical procedures.
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  1. To burn or sear with a cautery, as in surgical procedures.
  2. To deaden, as to feelings or moral scruples; callous.
  3. To burn with a hot needle, a laser, a caustic substance, or an electric current, so as to remove dead or unwanted tissue, prevent the spread of infection, seal blood vessels, etc.
To execute or kill with fire:
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  1. To execute or kill with fire:
  2. To be very eager:
  3. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
To reduce to charcoal by burning
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  1. To reduce to charcoal by burning
  2. To burn the surface of; scorch.
  3. To burn slightly; scorch
To char, discolor, or damage the surface of by superficial burning
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  1. To char, discolor, or damage the surface of by superficial burning
  2. To burn and destroy everything in (an area) before yielding it to the enemy
  3. To burn superficially so as to discolor or damage the texture of.
To burn the nap from (cloth) in manufacturing.
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  1. To burn the nap from (cloth) in manufacturing.
  2. To burn superficially or slightly
  3. To burn superficially; scorch.
To cause to become dry.
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  1. To cause to become dry.
  2. (Intransitive) To become dry (often of weather); to lose water.
  3. To deprive someone of (something vital).
To make into or like a mummy
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  1. To make into or like a mummy
  2. To cause to shrivel and dry up.
  3. To shrivel or dry up like a mummy.
To lose or cause to lose vitality or intensity:
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  1. To lose or cause to lose vitality or intensity:
  2. To become or make shrunken and wrinkled, often by drying:
To render speechless or incapable of action; stun:
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  1. To render speechless or incapable of action; stun:
  2. To lose vigor or freshness; become wasted or decayed
  3. To cause to quail or feel abashed, as by a scornful glance
To wither; to become lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.
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  1. To wither; to become lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.
  2. To cause to wither, shrivel, or dry up.
  3. To dry up; wither or shrivel.
An act, process, or result of burning:
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  1. An act, process, or result of burning:
  2. An injury or damage caused by fire, heat, radiation, wind, caustics, etc.: in medicine, burns are classified as first-degree burn, reddening, second-degree burn, blistering, and third-degree burn, destruction of the skin and the tissues under it
  3. A sensation of intense heat, stinging pain, or irritation:
One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus or the brook trout.
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  1. One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus or the brook trout.
  2. Any of several salmonid fishes of the genus Salvelinus, usually having a dark body with light spots, and including the arctic char, the brook trout, and the lake trout.
  3. A substance that has been scorched, burned, or reduced to charcoal.
The browning and death of plant leaves or fruits, caused by too much heat, by fungi, etc.
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  1. The browning and death of plant leaves or fruits, caused by too much heat, by fungi, etc.
  2. A slight or surface burn.
  3. A superficial burning or burn
The act of singeing
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  1. The act of singeing
  2. A slight or surface burn; a scorch.
  3. A superficial burn
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