Meaning of BURNT in English

BURNT

I.

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

burnt at the stake

Suspected witches were burnt at the stake .

burnt to a cinder (= completely burnt )

The cake was burnt to a cinder .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be burnt out

All over Bosnia, dwellings are burnt out, uninhabitable, or simply not there any more.

As a result many people are burnt out.

Garage fire: One car was burnt out and two others damaged in a garage blaze near Northallerton.

Instead of resting in dressing-rooms between shows, the Girls were burnt out coping with double and tripling.

One lorry was burnt out and a fire officers car was also damaged.

This time more than 20 cars were burnt out.

be burnt to a frazzle

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All over Bosnia, dwellings are burnt out, uninhabitable, or simply not there any more.

Buckingham was arrested: he went to the block whilst poor Taplow was burnt at Smithfield.

I mean, she could've burnt the house down that night she put the lighted paper through the letter box.

I tried to pick him up and that's when I burnt myself.

Return the dough to a clean bowl, cover it with a damp 1 Caramel coloring is simply burnt sugar.

The monster's blood burnt away the grass on Dragon's hill.

These, they gleaned, were being taken off to be burnt .

This is no good, she told herself, as the fierce ruins burnt round her.

II. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

offering

I've no wish to see the hungry rafters sitting down to plates of burnt offerings .

We must sacrifice the most valued possession among us and make it a burnt offering .

sienna

I then apply a very watery burnt sienna to the parts to maintain some warmth amongst the shadows.

White acrylic mixed with cadmium orange, yellow ochre or burnt sienna allows Martin to overlap and cross-hatch.

umber

Floodlighting reflected from the silvery burnt umber cladding of the walls as though ice-ghosts danced there, and set the green columns aglow.

This is a mixture of yellow ochre and burnt umber applied to previously dampened paper.

A burnt umber man in a raw sienna compartment.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Floodlighting reflected from the silvery burnt umber cladding of the walls as though ice-ghosts danced there, and set the green columns aglow.

I then apply a very watery burnt sienna to the parts to maintain some warmth amongst the shadows.

Sprinkle with sugar for extra crunch or drizzle with burnt brandy as described in the introduction to this recipe, and serve.

The black coloration is due to charcoal fragments from burnt wood.

The smell of burnt powder seemed to hang around him in a cloud.

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