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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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If a patient phones to seek advice after an ocular chemical burn, the most important immediate on-site action is to rinse the eye with copious amounts of water.
The emergency care of a chemical burn is basically the same as that for a thermal burn.
Chemical burn caused by topical vinegar application in a newborn infant.
In October 1991, while driving her son to school, she passed through an orange-brown cloud escaping the Gibraltar gate, and suffered a chemical burn like strep throat.
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.
Chemical Burn Entertainment this week released the film.
Think of chondrolysis as a chemical burn, like dipping something in acid.
The technician sustained a chemical burn to his arm and one pupil was treated for minor burns.
Chemical burn to the eye Accidental chemical splashes in the eyes can cause damage or even blindness.
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.
The weekend event celebrates the DVD release of "Melvin" through the Los Angeles-based Chemical Burn Entertainment.
One firefighter sustained a cut on his arm while Shannon Horn, a 28-year- old civilian contract employee, suffered a minor chemical burn.