Definition of Burned

1. Adjective. Treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point. "Burnt sienna"

Exact synonyms: Burnt
Similar to: Treated

2. Adjective. Destroyed or badly damaged by fire. "Barricaded the street with burnt-out cars"
Exact synonyms: Burned-out, Burned-over, Burnt, Burnt-out
Similar to: Destroyed

3. Adjective. Ruined by overcooking. "She served us underdone bacon and burnt biscuits"
Exact synonyms: Burnt
Similar to: Cooked

Definition of Burned

1. p. p. & a. See Burnt.

2. p. p. Burnished.

Definition of Burned

1. Verb. (simple past of burn) ¹

2. Verb. (past participle of burn) ¹

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Definition of Burned

1. burn [v] - See also: burn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burned

burn one's bridges
burn one's candle at both ends
burn one's fingers
burn out
burn plant
burn rubber
burn the midnight oil
burn to a crisp
burn units
burn up
burned (current term)
burned down
burned out
burner syndrome
burnet bloodwort

Literary usage of Burned

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (2001)
"One summer's day he saw poor Anne Askew and three men burned at the stake in Smithfield, and heard an ex-Bishop preach a sermon to them which did not ..."

2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"those treated with burned lime. This is certainly significant. Furthermore, with every product whose total yield for the last eight years was greater than ..."

3. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1902)
"WHO burned COLUMBIA? THE story goes that when General Sherman lived in New York City, which was during the last five years of his life, one night at a ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"heat, the average values obtained were those given in Table III. consequently he must have burned up in these three hours as much material as would TABLE ..."

5. Publications (1853)
"Five, namely, the four men and the young woman, were, very shortly after their apprehension, burned for their faith; but the two wives, being sisters, ..."

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