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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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She said: "A recent incident involving a child who received accidental friction burns whilst playing on a carpet was the subject of an immediate investigation and all appropriate authorities, including social services and Ofsted, have been kept fully informed.
Other items of clothing found to take a toll on the body included thongs and G-strings, which caused a fifth of women friction burns, and flip-flops, which can lead to an ugly-sounding condition called claw toe.
They will row for two hours at a time - totally naked, to avoid any friction burns from clothing.
The left leg bone ( tibia) was found exposed and the skin on his thigh had extensive friction burns.
Dogs can also suffer severe friction burns on their necks if tied by a rope; and their paws can be burned as the result of exposure to a hot surface--by playing fetch, for example, on an asphalt playground during extremely hot weather.
Eight passengers suffered friction burns from using the emergency exit slides and were treated by airport personnel.
The upshot is you can save time, travel, money, friction burns to your bottom and simultaneously make a political statement.
Firefighters tell of friction burns, sprains, fractures, even broken backs.
Elbowlift protects the olecranon and olecranon bursa from friction burns and contusions by eliminating pressure to the sensitive elbow areas.
laughs Jackson, as he slips on his sled suit, tattered and scarred from friction burns and tears worn so deep, they're mended with duct tape to cover exposed skin.