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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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and permitted to burn coal, wood and tire-derived fuel, seems to have been accepted by the community.
Almost all the active fires are located in remote areas and, as such, will be permitted to burn themselves out.
If you watched the Yellowstone National Park fires in 1988, you know that lodgepole pine is made to burn.
The large collective surface area of these droplets caused the fuel to burn especially quickly.
Authorization came through to burn another batch of Valdez oil the next day, But by morning, Allen says, stormy seas, the inevitable emulsification of the floating oil and water, and the crude's weathering (rapid loss of its most combustible components) had rendered that decision moot.
Accidents from prescribed fire - whether set on purpose or kindled naturally by lightning and allowed to burn - do happen.
Managers can thus allow lightning fires to burn under careful supervision there if the firest meet a long list of criteria designed to protect people and property.
In addition to Burn to DVD, CinemaNow offers content for download-to-own or pay-per-view purchase as well as content to stream for free.
Forest Service officials hoped to burn about 600 acres Wednesday.
Bill and Karen McClung have lived in the Berkeley/Oakland fire began to burn October 20, 1991, Bill was at home with their two teenaged children and Karen was in town.
But recent findings have revealed the importance of two other practices that appear to burn as much material as land-clearing fires: the worldwide burning of agricultural waste left over after harvest, and the annual burning of grasslands in Africa, South America, Australia and elsewhere to improve grazing.