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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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This project is a pilot evaluation of wheatgrass as a topical agent, drawing on its reported properties in healing chemical, heat and radiation burns.
They are poisoned to death with toxic chemicals and subjected to radiation burns.
Beginning in September of 1999 and continuing through the spring of 2000, Carrozza underwent eight cycles of aggressive chemotherapy in addition to a radical mastectomy, a series of reconstructive procedures, and radiation therapy, which resulted in radiation burns.
Anyone within a mile of a tanker that spilled substantial quantities of LNG would be at risk of radiation burns.
Except for the slight droop to the right side of his face and the radiation burns near his jawbone, there were no visible signs of the brain cancer that threatens to cut short his life at age 45.
Serious accidents have been documented: In Goiania, Brazil, four people died in 1988 from acute radiation syndrome, and 28 suffered serious radiation burns.
She also creates some truly unforgettable images, such as the scenes of young sailors emerging from infected compartments of the ship, screaming from the pain of the radiation burns.
Subjects included the psychological effect of being one of the chosen few safe underground while millions of people, including their own families, died an unimaginable death either from the initial blasts or from radiation burns and sickness.
The pictures show the ruins of the prefectural government building and of Urakami Cathedral, the A-bomb ground zero in the northern part of the city, and first-aid stations where victims with radiation burns and other injuries were being treated.