Translation of "burn" - English-Spanish dictionary

burn

verb uk /bɜːn/ (past tense and past participle UK burnt, burned)

B1 to destroy something with fire, or to be destroyed by fire

quemar
I burnt all his letters.
The factory burned to the ground.

B1 to produce flames

arder
The fire is burning well.

B1 to be hurt by fire or heat

quemar
He burned his hand on the iron.

to copy music, information, or images onto a CD

grabar
He burned all his favourite songs onto a CD.

to use fuel to produce heat or energy

quemar, arder
to burn fuel
All the lights in the house were burning.
→ Phrasal verbs burn down , burn something up
noun uk /bɜːn/

a place where fire or heat has damaged or hurt something

quemadura
She has a painful burn on her arm.

(Translation of “burn” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “burn” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)