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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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The third stage is the period from the time when the gunpowder burns out to the time when the slide cylinder's movement stops.
McNeil shot himself, and admitted that he pulled the trigger only after Detective William Hinson pointed out that the absence of gunpowder burns on the victim's cheek was not consistent with a self-inflicted wound.
He fired at such close range I have gunpowder burns on my legs.