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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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Ray Khaliq, group manager of Cleveland Fire Brigade, said the burning rubber caused the hazard.
A flight operated by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) was forced to return to Denmark's Copenhagen airport after the pilots smelt burning rubber.
Together, they hope to help the environment and make money by burning rubber.
The effects leave a whiff of sulphur, likened by some to burning rubber, rotten eggs, burnt matches or stink bombs.
They can smell the burning rubber from the screeching tyres in the Live Action Arena, hit the karting track or feel the whiteknuckle acceleration of a real-life Caterham Seven.
soon after the homeowner reported the smell of burning rubber in the area.
The clouds were slowly moving in a south-east direction and a strong smell of burning rubber was everywhere, but the streets were devoid of police and fire-brigade sirens.
The air was thick with the smell of burning rubber.
Nuts & Bolts is a unique tribute to the country's never-ending fascination with automobiles, burning rubber and tightening lug nuts.
I could smell burning rubber so I think the tyres must have caught fire too.