Burring vs Burning - What's the difference?

burring | burning |

As verbs the difference between burring and burning

is that burring is while burning is .

As an adjective burning is

so hot as to seem to burn (something).

As a noun burning is

the act by which something burns or is burned.




  • burning



  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • So hot as to seem to burn (something).
  • *{{quote-book, year=1892, author=(James Yoxall)
  • , chapter=5, title= The Lonely Pyramid , passage=The desert storm was riding in its strength; the travellers lay beneath the mastery of the fell simoom. Whirling wreaths and columns of burning wind, rushed around and over them.}}
  • Feeling very hot.
  • Feeling great passion.
  • Consuming; intense; inflaming; exciting; vehement; powerful.
  • * (John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • Like a young hound upon a burning scent.


    (en noun)
  • The act by which something burns or is burned.
  • * 1828 , Timothy Flint, The Western Monthly Review (volume 1, page 403)
  • It gives a fine delineation of the burnings of shame, disappointed ambition, and vengeance
  • * 1850 , The Edinburgh Review, Or Critical Journal (volume 91, page 93)
  • The propriety of the dissolution, too, was speedily seen in the improved state of the public peace: for twelve years we hear little of Orange riots, and nothing of such burnings and wreckings as those of Maghera, Maghery, and Annahagh.
  • A fire.
  • The burnings continued all day.