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burn

verb blaze, blister, brand, burn to a cinder, burst into flame, catch fire, cauterize, char, conflagrate, consume, cremate, deflagrate, enkindle, fire, flame up, flare, gut, ignite, incandesce, incendiarize, incinerate, inflame, kindle, light up, melt, overheat, parch, relume, scald, scorch, scorify, sear, seethe, singe, sizzle, smelt, smolder, strike a light, vesicate
Associated concepts: arson, revocation of wills
See also: consume, deflagrate, destroy, efface, expend
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See a video of it in action, burning rubber in Need for Speed Shift.
There was a strange quietness and a lack of smells of burning rubber or spent fuel.
Forty-two drivers took part in the test-and-tune session hosted by Bahrain International Circuit for participants in the Bahrain National Drag Racing Championships, burning rubber in their cars and motorbikes at the newly-configured track of the award-winning 'Home of Motorsport in the Middle East'.
Forty two drivers in total took part, burning rubber in their cars and motorbikes at the newly configured track of the award-winning 'Home of Motorsport in the Middle East'.
ACTRESS Stephanie Beacham once got her kicks burning rubber around London.
But I couldn't smell anything so I didn't think it was burning rubber.
The smoke, sharp with the smell of burning rubber, prompted many passersby to cover their mouths and noses.
The 24-year-old party planner said there was a "funny smell" of burning rubber and plastic just before she spotted smoke at the front of the bus.
Protagonist drivers flex their mechanical muscle by revving oversize V-8 engines and burning rubber or gliding along in chrome and tail-finned behemoths, as uniformed antagonists write tickets for tire smoking and drag racing.
Brent Singleton from Ogden, Utah, spent most weekends during high school burning rubber at the racetracks.
The blast followed violence in Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat and Songkla provinces Tuesday night in which groups of teenagers created chaos by burning rubber tires and setting fire to police booths, telephone booths and a rubber factory.