Meaning of BURNING in English

BURNING

/ ˈbɜːnɪŋ; NAmE ˈbɜːrn-/ adjective , adverb

■ adjective [ only before noun ]

1.

( of feelings, etc. ) very strong; extreme :

a burning desire to win

He's always had a burning ambition to start his own business.

2.

a ~ issue / question a very important and urgent problem

3.

( of pain, etc. ) very strong and giving a feeling of burning

➡ note at painful

4.

very hot; looking and feeling very hot :

the burning sun

her burning face

5.

burning eyes ( literary ) eyes that seem to be staring at you very hard

■ adverb

burning hot very hot

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.