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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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One student who suffered a chemical burn during a science lesson was awarded PS17,250, while another was handed more than PS18,000 after a ball hit them in the eye.
As vets treated Ralph, Rob went to Wansbeck General Hospital where staff referred him straight to the RVI where doctors said he had suffered a chemical burn and would need surgery.
One firefighter sustained a cut on his arm while Shannon Horn, a 28-year- old civilian contract employee, suffered a minor chemical burn.