How to Pronounce burn?

Correct pronunciation for the word "burn" is [bˈɜːn], [bˈɜːn], [b_ˈɜː_n].

"Burn" in context

Burn is a type of metabolic reaction characterized by thermo-chemical energy released from burning substances. Burning typically involves oxidation reactions such as combustion and/or reduction-oxidation reactions. Burning can be used for frying, sterilizing, or producing heat.

Burn can be categorized into three types: thermal burning, chemical burning and electrical burning. Thermal burning occurs when a material is heated and undergoes a reaction with oxygen at high temperatures.

Chemical burning is a reaction between two or more chemical substances during which energy is released. This type of burning may cause corrosion and create toxic fumes.

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