[n] the act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
[n] execution by fire
[n] execution by electricity
[n] a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
[n] pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
[adj] lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "blazing logs in the fireplace"; "a burning cigarette"; "a flaming crackling fire"; "houses on fire"
[adj] consuming fuel; used in combination; "coal-burning (or wood-burning) stoves"
[adj] producing or having a painfully hot sensation; "begged for water to soothe his burning throat"
ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p), alight(p), blazing, burn, burning at the stake, combustion, combustion, electrocution, flaming, fueled, lighted, lit, on fire(p), painful