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burn

verb /bəːn/ ( past tense, past participles burned, burnt /-t/)
to destroy, damage or injure by fire, heat, acid etc
quemar
The factory was burnt to the ground I accidentally burnt the dinner.
to use as fuel
quemar
The engine burns air and fuel to create mechanical power.
to make (a hole etc) by fire, heat, acid etc
quemar
The acid burned a hole in my lab coat.
to catch fire
arder
Paper burns easily.
burner noun any device producing a flame
quemador
a gas burner.
(Definition of burn from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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