In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(fire/flame) arder(wood/coal) arder(wood/coal) quemarse(town/building) ardersomething's burning! — se está quemando algo
- I can smell burning — huele / hay olor a quemado
- a burning smell — un olor a quemado
- the smell of burning rubber — el olor a hule quemado
- Grams finally got us all in there, and much to my surprise, the walls did not ignite and burn to the ground.
- From where she was, it seemed like the whole City was burning.
- Clutching the wound on his side he watched as the city burned.
- If your neighbors house was hit by lightning the house might burn to the ground and your house may not even get a surge, only the building hit by lightning got the full strike.
- Close by, a low fire burned, its flames licking hungrily at embers.
- Larkin had his diaries destroyed, Hardy burnt all his personal papers, then got his second wife to put her name to the biography he had actually written himself.
- From a military perspective, both cities burned to cinders needlessly.
- A fire was had yesterday to burn the hedge trimmings.
- They burn flags, destroy property, disturb the peace and then act surprised and horrified when they are confronted and arrested.
- The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City were burning.
- Why wait until our children are dying of smallpox or our cities are burning?
- He emerged in the open space where the tall pyre still burnt for the Lord of Fire and the statues still gouted irregular jets of flame.
- Like any normal person, I enjoy watching cities burn.
- There was a bonfire burning in the fire pit and camp chairs set up.
- The company were forced to flee the city via the mirror gate as Pain burned.
- Farms, mining camps, trestles, hobo camps, and whole towns cracked and burned.
- It was deathly quiet; the suburbs were all but abandoned as the city center crumbled and burned.
- So far, four homes on the city's outskirts have burned.
- We may have to give up saying, for instance, that a piece of paper is simply destroyed when it is burnt to ashes, or even that a human being simply ceases to exist upon undergoing a fatal accident.
- And warning signs include soot stains on or above appliances, coal or wood fires burning slowly or going out and everyone at home feeling ill at the same time.
- Under five sawn-off oil barrels fierce wood fires are burning: on top of them are the woks of giants, each as wide as I can stretch my arms.
- The city was on the edge of a giant ocean and yet the city burned forever.
- The fire had burned low while we slept but the embers were still glowing and hot.
- One use for negotiations, of course, would be to gain time to launder your money, burn the files, destroy the evidence etc…
- The whole ward was at a standstill, in a state of a shock, watching a Hindu and a Muslim hugging each other in the midst of a city burning in Hindu-Muslim riots.
- Africa could safely burn to the ground and beneath before they would go back there again.
- It took just 10 minutes for the second structure to burn to the ground.
- But all is not lost in the city that Sherman burned to the ground.
- If the funeral pyres are still burning by then, you might have little better to do anyway.
- However, burning cars prevented firefighters from entering the burning embassy building, prompting fears that it could burn to the ground overnight.
- Lincoln's fire policy was questioned last term, when a fire burned unnoticed overnight and porters, believing there was no fire, turned off five alarms.
- Even several localities in Mumbai had remained quiet while rest of the city was burning in 1992-93.
- The rest of the city lay burned or burning with the stench of flesh and blood magnified by the sunrise.
- In December 1952, a particularly cold spell meant that most people kept their coal fires burning more than usual.
- While New York City burned, Federal officials acted too slowly to meet the threat at hand.
- He confirmed that a few vehicles were damaged by Muslim youths in Kakkebbe; in revenge, many Muslim houses were burnt and destroyed.
- Hotels and restaurants owned by these Muslims were selectively burnt and destroyed during the recent riots.
- Those wet jugs then have to be baked in true kilns, for which you have to keep the fire burning by providing enough wood.
- Yes during the riots when whole Bombay is burning like a firecracker.
- Forest fires burning in the woods outside Moscow have filled the city with smoke.
- It's 6am and Basra is burning, black clouds of oily smoke drifting over the city to the east, the sound of gunfire rolling across the canal.
- So every hut we find that has a bunker we are ordered to burn to the ground.
- Even from where he stood, the boy could smell the blood, smoke, and death as his city, his father's city, burned.
- The most recent hangover fire crews have fought is a 25-hectare blaze burning 12 kilometres east of Mabel Lake near Enderby.
- As we were rowed back to the Assi Ghat, the boat veered a little towards the shores where the funeral pyres were burning.
- Civanator, ordered to create a pure Indian city in Italia orders the city burnt to the ground.
- And they burnt all their cities wherein they dwelt, and all their goodly castles, with fire.
- Still charmed, when Pentheus saw this, he supposed the whole place was burning.
- There was a warm fire burning cheerfully nearby, and he could swear there were more voices nearby.
- Rasiowa's thesis burned together with the whole house.
- Border City burned, the magical flames from Uriko's spell spreading out from near its center, engulfing the whole city.
- This time, the magical orb of fire burned with a black flame, much like that of the Shadow Reavers.
- And the city duly burned for four days, the flames jumping 20 blocks northwards every hour on the first night.
- When we came back, we could just see a great cloud of smoke and in the evening the red glow of fire still burning.
- Residents of a York suburb were clearing up this afternoon after a major gas leak sparked a fireball and a blaze burned through the night causing 300 people to be evacuated from their homes.
- The more the city burned, the more oxygen was sucked in - and the greater the firestorm became.
- Her claim that she started the fire while burning a letter from her estranged husband has sparked suspicion among prosecutors.
- At low elevations, charred trunks today stand sentinel on steep slopes where fire burned very hot, consuming every needle and pine cone.
- Incredibly, however, many on the council still refused to admit that the whole problem was the hundred acre coal fire merrily burning beneath the town.
- After three short weeks the total of infected farms has risen to 135-19 of those in Scotland and the funeral pyres are still burning.
1.2(light/gas) estar encendido(light/gas) estar prendido Latin AmericaI left the light burning — dejé la luz prendida Latin America
- It was still mostly dark, especially under the trees, and candles still burned on the graves from visitors the night before.
- Using energy, mainly by burning fossil fuels, produces waste carbon dioxide.
- Even if we stopped burning fossil fuels today, the planet would continue to heat up for more than a hundred years.
- Normally, this is done by burning jet fuel, which is exactly what the new nuclear plane will do when it takes off, climbs and lands.
- Long before electric light came to the Irish countryside it was a heart-warming sight to see the candles burning in the windows on Christmas Eve.
- For as far as you could see, there were candles burning on graves of every size, dotting the hillside with light.
- Outside the church in Suai the candles were still burning.
- This not only burns diesel fuel, but can also spread disease as soil is moved from field to field.
- These estimates are difficult because they rely on complex models and calculations about how a star burns its nuclear fuel and ages.
- The traditional bonfires burned wood and straw.
- Open fires burning wood and coal are the main cause of the pollution, along with vehicle emissions.
- After all, if burning fossil fuels is to blame for global warming, it makes sense to burn less of them.
- The problem is that burning fossil fuels releases CO2 which was laid down millions of years ago when the oil and coal was being created.
- Once the plant is in operation it will mean a significant amount of electricity will be generated for the 900-year-old castle without burning fossil fuels.
- Candles are burning at Atocha station, and trains from the suburb where many of the 202 murdered victims lived arrive half-empty.
- And leaving a candle burning unattended whilst spending nearly three hours down the pub was probably not a good idea, but thankfully one that has led to no damage.
- Once the candles were burning away, we watched ‘The Princess Diaries’ on TV.
- The arsonist is believed to have used two large candles from the altar - which he lit from smaller candles burning in a sand-filled bowl - to carry out the attack.
- Without oxygen from any source, the anaerobic cells are not able to burn stored fuel in the usual way, through metabolic respiration.
- Meeting the new specifications required a number of technical changes in engine design, primarily in how diesel fuel is burned in the cylinder.
- The leading greenhouse gas is carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels.
- It is as if there is a small candle burning in the room: bring a bigger light into the room and the small candle simply loses all significance.
- One candle burned near the hearth, kept to light others, the one thing that reminded her of life at Kamrit Castle.
- This means that an equivalent size beeswax candle will burn brighter, and for longer, than a paraffin wax one.
- Without the flash, the solitary candle burning inside was the source of light, and the photo really shows up the carving and the fact that it is a Halloween pumpkin.
- As the candles burned, Terry breathed deeply the light scents of vanilla and almond candles.
- The second factor is growing awareness of global climate change caused by burning fossil fuels.
- Most backup diesel generators burn distillate fuel oil, the same fuel used for heating and for aircraft.
- The solitary candle burning on the table threw a faint light on her face, yet it was clear that she was very unhappy.
- The tomb sits alone in an arched alcove to the right of the main altar of the central nave, a leafy potted lily behind it and a small red candle burning at the front.
- Stars everywhere, glowing and burning bright with a fire so powerful that it couldn't be measured.
- Now, the coals of the campfire had burned low and, in the big skillet, rabbit legs and thick bacon rashers spluttered.
- Currently we get most of our energy from burning fossil fuels.
- Candles burned in the trailer, casting just enough light into the yard area that she could see what she was doing.
- In Bandung city, despite the president's call, decorative lights in the lobby of the Bandung City Council building were burning bright.
- A picture of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, with a candle burning underneath, brings the real difference to the show.
- They are commonly produced by burning fossil fuels such as driving cars, and smelting and processing metals.
- France has a great abundance of cheap electricity thanks to their nuclear power stations, whereas our electricity to recycle the glass is produced by burning fossil fuels.
- Many of the marines were operating at altitudes so high their petrol cigarette lighters did not light in the thin air and it was difficult to use the portable stoves which burn a chemical fuel to heat their food or brew up tea.
- Greenhouse emissions are one of the biggest concerns with burning fossil fuels to produce electricity.
- How many people burned themselves at home from coffee in that same period?
- He burned himself badly but when his parents took him to a doctor he said it was strange that Ben had not cried.
- A Pembroke Dock mother-of-two is fuming after her baby son burned himself on exposed heating pipes.
- Not without reason, Americans worried that they could be poisoned by illuminating gas or burned by electrical fires.
- Mrs Dhariwal said to her son: ‘I have burned myself and I want to kill myself.’
- If the person is holding the stone or has the stone in his possession then he cannot be burned by fire, cut by a knife or killed with a gun.
- Ricky burned himself trying to make toast and got a blister on his hand, but he felt he was managing.
- She had burned herself while cooking breakfast, so she was trying to be extremely careful tonight.
- Sherman marched from the Mississippi to the Atlantic, burning and pillaging every city in his path, leaving only destruction in his wake.
- He burned himself the last 3 mornings while making them, and was a little nervous this morning, in fear that today would be no different.
- Her face twisted up and Avi had to take the steaming mug from her hands before she spilled it and burned herself.
- She cut and burned herself and tried to cut off her thumb.
- I told him about the time that Mother almost burned herself with lye from the soap we were making.
- The day before she burned herself with the curling iron, a woman who had promised to take Kisha to a museum in another city abruptly canceled the trip.
- Our holy and glorious temple, where our fathers praised you, has been burned with fire, and all that we treasured lies in ruins.
- Miraculously he never burned himself or set the house on fire.
- You can get burned by heat and fire, radiation, sunlight, electricity or chemicals.
- I burned myself preparing a rather sorry looking casserole the other day.
- There was a sharp, hot, pain in his palm and Eden jumped back and blankly realized that he'd held the pan's handle wrong and burned himself.
- Do you know how many people have burned themselves on a coffee pot back here?
1.4(in sun)(skin) quemarse
- If he stayed out too late today his skin would burn, and he would be branded with red for several days before his skin turned to a darker golden color.
- As summer came on, his skin was burning or peeling, white or red; he never browned.
- Her skin burned and her heartbeat sped up uncomfortably.
- His throat was burning, and the movement had caused him to pull back, away from Brackett, which sent a searing pain down both arms.
- His eyes burnt and his throat hurt, but if he didn't speak it'd be okay.
- All were in bad temper and soaking wet, eyes burning and sore from the oceans' salt as they sat along the disheveled bank.
- Too soon, however, he was out of breath, lungs and muscles burning from exertion.
- Her forehead still burned where he had kissed it and her fingers lightly lingered upon it.
- Halfway up the block my eyes and throat were burning.
- My eyes and throat begin to burn as I scramble beneath my cot, feeling for my gas mask with shaking hands.
- She wished wistfully for a warm summer on a Californian beach where her skin burned as easily as toast and time seemed to stand still.
- They danced until it was unbearably hot and her throat burned.
- Each inch of exposed skin burned hot from the cutting, sharp wind, chafing cheeks brutally until they were turned bright, candy cane red.
- You can relieve dry mouth, which may cause your mouth to burn or feel sore, by drinking plenty of water.
- An added problem is the ‘Celtic’ skin type which is common in Scotland: fairer skins burn more easily, and burns mean more skin cancer risk.
- During the Race of Truth, Obree's skin would burn at close to 107.
- My left leg was bent and throbbing in pain and my forehead was burning.
- His temples burned and his sores itched, like a thousand worms underneath his skin, crawling and burrowing deeper, ever deeper inside him.
- She said her eyes were swollen shut, a tooth was broken and her skin was burning from the pepper spray.
- My hand gripping the stick with such force, my skin was burning, my breathing heavy.
- My stomach was on fire, my head throbbed, my muscles ached, my throat burned.
- Still, I am at the beach and my skin is burning, so I step into the chilly water, inch by inch.
- She could feel her skin burning under the hot Savannah sun and although she detested the snow, she despised the sun just as much.
- And then our eyes and throats started to burn as the breeze blew toxic chemicals through the air to settle on the laces of the people.
- But take care - sensitive skin may burn after only a few minutes.
- When you are in the sun for too long, your skin can burn.
- As soon as I reached Central Park it rained, and my throat burned, so I came back, crossed the street to avoid the bum, sat in the apartment, and stared at the computer screen.
- Hubby starts with F10 and goes down to F6 as he has skin that doesn't burn easily.
- My hips were sore and my thighs burned from the repeated kicking.
- My throat burned and I could hear myself wheezing, my asthma slowly starting to act up.
- He also commented on the lack of moisturiser as his skin burned, peeled and then peeled again in the blazing sun.
2.1(be hot)ardermy cheeks/ears were burning — me ardían las mejillas/las orejas
- the midday sun burned down on them — el sol de mediodía caía a plomo sobre ellos
2.2(smart, sting)(wound/eyes) escocer(wound/eyes) arder Latin Americaa burning sensation — un ardor Latin America
3.1(be consumed)arderto burn with sth — arder de algo
- she was burning with impatience/curiosity — ardía de impaciencia/curiosidad
3.2literary (long)she burned for revenge/his embrace — deseaba ardientemente vengarse/que la abrazara
- to burn to + inf — arder en deseos de + inf
- he was burning to tell her — ardía en deseos de decírselo
1.1(rubbish/letter/book) quemar(building/town) incendiar(building/town) quemarI burned the paint off the door — le saqué la pintura a la puerta con un soplete
- the mark is burned into the wood/on the animal's hide — la marca está grabada a fuego en la madera/en la piel del animal
- I burned a hole in my sleeve — me quemé la manga
1.2(overcook)I've burned the cake/meat — se me ha quemado el pastel/la carne
1.3(consume)the stove burns gas — la cocina funciona a / con gas
- we burn a lot of electricity/gas — usamos / gastamos mucha electricidad/mucho gas
- coal-burning stove — cocina de / a carbón
2.1(injure)quemarto burn oneself — quemarse Latin America
- I've burned my tongue — me he quemado la lengua
- careful you don't burn yourself on the iron — ten cuidado, no vayas a quemarte con la plancha
- to be burned to death — morir abrasado
2.2US slang (swindle)estafartimar informal
- Ideally, you should be able to burn your own compact disc using these wave files, so that you can really have a truly personal CD.
- I needed something that would allow me to burn CDs and watch DVDs.
- Those who like to mix and match music from multiple compact discs and burn their own CD will also appreciate the new amenity.
- Very handy if you want to bring your work home with you without the need for floppy disks, burning CDs every day, or opening up the case to remove the drive.
- Thus the popularity of third-party software designed to burn both CDs and DVDs.
- For instance, one of the cores could focus on burning a DVD while the other recalculated a spreadsheet or performed a database search.
- When you need to deliver a large quantity of digital information to a client, burning a CD or DVD is usually the easiest method.
- So, as before, you should stick with a maximum 4x write speed if you are burning a DVD for archiving purposes.
- Add a little dose of file sharing and bittorrent and kids burning customised DVDs of the juiciest content and hey presto.
- So I'll still be able to trade MP3s and burn my audio CDs, and I don't need to worry about it.
- An old beau sent me the most terrific CD he burned of old music he knew I'd like.
- At $45 USD, the price is definitely right as it has the ability to burn CDs and read DVDs as well.
- This free software will let you burn audio CDs for use with your normal CD players in the house or car.
- Only one measure can be used against widespread cloning of prerecorded audio media by burning CDRs: copy protection!
- It also comes with a full version of Roxio's Easy CD Creator 6 for burning both DVDs and music CDs.
- If I want to do that, I either need to burn an audio CD, or pipe it around in 128KB MP3.
- On the ground floor, some surf the Web, check their e-mail, burn CDs or simply use the computers for word processing.
- C-Cube, Henry adds, has been in the digital business since the first DVDs were burned.
- Many enthusiasts have jumped ship to DVD burners, which along with burning DVDs, they can also burn CDs as well.
- You can purchase and download hardware and software MPEG Encoders to burn a DVD.
1(injury)quemadura feminineshe suffered severe/minor burns to her face — sufrió quemaduras graves/leves en la cara
- he has third-degree burns — tiene quemaduras de tercer grado
- It was like an ultrasonic shower, toothbrush, and shave in one, but without dampness or razor burn.
- Roberts said injuries in such an accident could range from burns to broken bones, bruises and sprained ankles from sliding down the emergency chutes.
- But examining doctors found no evidence of what would certainly have been major trauma - no cuts, rope burns, scars.
- The truck driver suffered minor burns to his face but there were no other injuries or damage to the plant, Reynolds said.
- According to his mother, the youth received burns to his neck and hands and was undergoing treatment at Cork University Hospital.
- She asked that I tell no one about the bruises he left on her shoulders, the belt marks on her thighs, the rope burns on her wrists and ankles.
- Jake, who was eight months old at the time, suffered heat burns rather than direct flame injuries and was in intensive care for two weeks.
- Another bear suffered serious burns to its legs and chest, resulting in festering wounds and fever.
- The end result is that you'll be able to kiss those nasty razor burns goodbye.
- His hands were covered in rope burns and marks, his face red with nervousness and fatigue.
- Eight-year-old Daniel did not mind taking off his baseball cap to show the burns to his head that are now healing after three months of intensive treatment.
- A nurse applies an orange-coloured antiseptic with cotton wool to a girl who suffered serious burns to her back.
- He suffered third degree burns to his feet and legs after two young men poured lighter fuel over his lower body and set him alight.
- She escaped with the help of a passer-by but suffered more than 30 injuries, including burns to her face, arm and knees.
- I'm back at work, after five days of sitting around with half my head swollen up and the other half covered in friction burns.
- Last week, a young Vietnamese woman suffered minor burns to her stomach and hands after her 8210 Nokia mobile phone apparently exploded.
- One person suffered burns to the arm and the other had a burnt finger.
- The man had skull fractures, a severely broken thumb and burns to the bottom of his feet.
- Using an old blade (three shaves per blade should be the maximum) and pressing too firmly on the surface will inevitably lead to razor burn and cuts.
- Without a sudsy, creamy, foamy or oily lubricant, you can give yourself razor burn or rash - no thanks.
- Sensor Excel doesn't feel smooth, and I have slight razor burn on my knees.
- He was rushed to hospital where he was treated for burns to his head.
- Cleo was dumped next to him, her hands and feet bound with coarse rope that caused friction burns on her skin.
- I still have all the marks from the rug burns from the lap dance I did.
- A Soccerdome website boasts that all the pitches are made of ‘Field Turf’ synthetic pitches which are just like real grass but do not cause friction burns.
- If our house was on fire, the camera is one of few things that I'd risk smoke inhalation and multi-degree burns to save.
- My hands have rope burns from trying to hang onto the camera.
- He suffered burns to the back, neck and hands while trying to save his home from a blaze which engulfed the building during the wee hours of yesterday morning.
- Each participant took their respective places and was getting handkerchiefs or spare shirts to act as a protection from rope burns.
- The flames were soon doused but the patient suffered burns to an arm.
- He has received burns to 45% of his body and also serious injuries to his lungs, head and various other organs.
- If you're tired of razor burn and those annoying nicks and cuts you have to endure, then say hello to a new innovation in shaving.
- Initially Mrs Davis, who managed to walk from the bus with more minor friction burns, and her husband were taken to a local cottage hospital in Tonopah.
- Medical evidence was given to the inquest that death was caused by asphyxia secondary to compression with fractures of the ribs and friction burns.
- He was treated in hospital for burns to his hands and foot.
- Razor burn and prickly underarm hair make the list of most women's annoying beauty battles.
- I left with a little rope burn and a pounding heart.
- Without the proper equipment, a worker risks injuries such as abrasions, or friction burns.
- Safety guards will help you protect your child from burns or injury from heat and power appliances.
- Post-mortem tests showed the boy had suffered serious head injuries and burns to nearly all of his body.
2(on surface)quemadura femininea cigarette burn — una quemadura / marca de cigarrillo
- The prints are a bit grainy and even retain cigarette burns from their 16 mm origins.
- I'm looking for cigarette burns in the carpet, wine stains on the settee and crushed vol-au-vents on the hearth rug.
- Ewan Cameron claims expensive flooring has been damaged, there are food stains on the ceiling, cigarette burns in the soft furnishings, and the bed in the master bedroom is broken.
- They're in the other room now, rolled up on their nasty old couch full of cigarette burns, watching a black-and-white TV.
- The craft had obviously seen a lot of the galaxy, judging from the dents, pocks, and black burns covering the hull.
- The ‘suite’ consisted of two rooms - a lounge with an old squeaky sofa covered with cigarette burns, and a bedroom.
- The busy staff showed us to our table decorated with a spilt ashtray and cigarette burns.
- Cigarette burns are part of the inevitable aftermath of most parties, as is spilt candle wax.
- Queen size it may be, but from the mattress you can see it carried many stains that the last owners were trying to bleach off, and cigarette burns.
- Officers discovered her locked in a cupboard under the stairs and covered in cigarette burns.
- Costs for excess wear and tear, such as cigarette burns on the seats or damage to the body, may fall on your shoulders if outlined in the contract.
- One night, she discovered the back of her sweater ‘polka-dotted’ with cigarette burns.
- Harold Thomson's handkerchief showed the bullet hole and powder burns from the highwayman's gunshot.
- After being arrested the man told officers the boy, who had been badly beaten and was covered in cigarette burns, was in the bedroom.
- It can leave the back marked with burns and hickeys.
- A burn marked his coat, but there didn't seem to be any bleeding of burns on his skin.
- Bullet marks and burns could be seen all over the hull.
- Cobwebs, chewing gum, dust and cigarette burns were some of the sights which greeted a team of inspectors when they arrived for an unannounced visit to Southend Hospital.
- A moment later, he sat on the old faded gold-colored couch with cigarette burns and dog hairs covering its once beautiful state.
- Sixteen years old, he wears a nylon jacket with round cigarette burns in the shell, dirty cotton batting seeping out.
3(feeling)escozor masculineardor masculine Latin America
- So the coach of course is not experiencing the pain of the athlete who's running, for example and who's now in a state of oxygen debt and experiencing muscle burn and so forth.
- It'll be fairly light, but you're focusing on pumping the muscle and feeling the burn, not the weight.
- You know that painful burn in your muscles when you're exercising intensely, that's because of a build-up of lactic acid, right?
- In order for the metabolic and muscle burn to occur, there must be plenty of water and plenty of oxygen.
- When you're lifting weights, the good pain is the burn you feel in the muscle belly.
- Any pain other than muscle burn is cause for suspicion.
- If you're one of those souls who is blessed with gym discipline or a YMCA membership, then you know how satisfying the lingering burn of energized muscles can be.
- For an optimal burn, don't let your shoulders touch down between reps.
- What matters is building a severe burn with my first exercise, then keeping it going through the others.
- This exercise is going to ignite a deep burn in all your back muscles.
- When there is a burn in my muscles, I just keep going and going and going.
- Higher up the path crosses the burn and heads steeply up to the summit of An Cabar.
- A firebreak follows a tributary burn, the Shiel Rig Burn, and this leads onto the grassy west ridge of Shalloch on Minnoch.
- The burn contained surface water from a nearby outfall that could be contaminated with sewage, as well as animal faeces from farms.
- The following weeks should see these brave fish reach their spawning redds on the little burns in the hills, having battled all the way from the feeding grounds of the North Atlantic.
- Make sure you are casting where saltwater meets the fresh of a burn, stream or river.
- Several small burns rushing towards the river are easily crossed, and the vegetation is symbolic of marshy land, with bog myrtle plentiful.
- However, that healthy little fella was safely returned, hopefully to make it up the burn come winter and subsequently add to the gene pool.
- They came to a house close by a waterfalling burn, turned now to a frozen fountain.
- Second, it would be entirely powered and supplied by the natural flow of water from the loch and the burn.
- From the headwaters of the burn it was a fairly straightforward climb over heather slopes to Mholach's rocky peak - but it was dark by the time I reached the big summit cairn.
- The only significant natural damaging action, in the current climate, is erosion by topographically canalised rain water, mostly confined to becks and burns.
- The Lawers Burn issues from the lochan and legend has it that an outlawed Macgregor once hid in a cave behind a waterfall of the burn.
- The Scottish Environment Protection Agency express concern about a salmon farm being sited so close to a burn which has a healthy wild trout population.
- The burn was a torrent and though a couple of small herling were caught where the frothing, peat-stained water met with the salt of the sea, no fish of any size were showing.
- The hill burns are torrents of water and the main river a chocolate flood.
- Rivers and burns became torrents and turned the colour of pus.
- Energy levels so much higher than normal, feel like jumping into the nearest burn and swimming upstream.
- Using the terrain, we move up the banks of a small burn, hidden from view, the stream's noise masking ours.
- Acid rain from industrial pollution has killed off fish life in around 300 miles of rivers and burns in south-west Scotland.
- In England, for instance, the words brook, burn, and beck show broad regional distribution.
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