Definition of "Burning" :
noun: the act of burning something
"The burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance."
noun: a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin
noun: execution by fire
noun: execution by electricity
noun: a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
noun: pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
adjective: of immediate import
"Burning issues of the day."