1. Noun.  A physical injury caused by heat or cold or electricity or radiation or caustic chemicals.
  2. Noun.  The act of burning something.
  3. Noun.  Physical sensation in the muscles following strenuous exercise, caused by build-up of lactic acid.
  4. Noun.  (slang) An intense non-physical sting, as left by an effective insult.
  5. Noun.  (UK, chiefly) tobacco.
  6. Verb.  (intransitive) To be consumed by fire, or at least in flames.
  7. Verb.  (intransitive) To become overheated so as to make unusable.
  8. Verb.  (intransitive) To feel hot, e.g. due to embarrassment.
  9. Verb.  (intransitive) To sunburn.
  10. Verb.  (intransitive, curling) To accidentally touch a moving stone.
  11. Verb.  (transitive, ergative) To cause to be consumed by fire.
  12. Verb.  (transitive, ergative) To overheat so as to make unusable.
  13. Verb.  (transitive) To injure (a person or animal) with heat or caustic chemicals.
  14. Verb.  (transitive, slang) To betray.
  15. Verb.  (transitive, computing) To write data to a permanent storage medium like a compact disc or a ROM chip.
  16. Verb.  (transitive) To waste (time).
  17. Verb.  (transitive, slang) To insult or defeat.
  18. Verb.  (transitive, cards) In pontoon, to swap a pair of cards for another pair. Also to deal a dead card.
  19. Verb.  (photography) To increase the exposure for certain areas of a print in order to make them lighter (compare (term, dodge) ).
  20. Noun.  (Scotland, northern England) A stream.

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