burn verb definition in The sun and the moon topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: The sun and the moon topic
[intransitive, transitive] to be damaged or injured by the sun, heat, acid, etc.; to damage or injure somebody/something in this way My skin burns easily (= in the sun). burn somebody I got badly burned by the sun yesterday. burn something The soup's hot. Don't burn your mouth. burn yourself I burned myself on the stove.