Translation of burning in Spanish:

burning

ardiente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈbəːnɪŋ//ˈbərnɪŋ/

adjective

  • 1

    (hot)
    (sand) ardiente
    (sun) abrasador
    • It was malicious, horrible, with two small red eyes as bright as points of burning coal.
    • This morning I noticed a cherry tree which has begun its spiralling journey towards the burning brights of autumn colour.
    • She fell to the ground with a soft thud, blacking out before even hitting the burning sands.
    • The reporter said that officers had forced him to sit in liquid sewage and kept him for hours in the burning sun.
    • Many feared that the soles of their standard issue boots would tend to melt on the burning desert sands.
    • In parts of the Mediterranean and the Middle East, the roasting is done by the burning sun.
    • Heat and boiling air struck her face like a hammer as she fell to the burning sand.
    • These elephants stand throughout the day in the burning sun with heavy chains on their legs.
    • Theo and I climbed and scrambled until midday under a burning sun.
    • I helped unearth it and I know the burning salt sands were too tightly packed to have just been recently patted down.
    • It is not a total sun block and is designed to filter most of the sun's harmful burning rays while still allowing tanning.
    • Scouts were usually seen playing in the water to escape the burning sun's rays and get cooled down.
    • In the center of the ring lay a prone Johnson with his hand covering his eyes from the burning hot Cuban afternoon sun.
    • His brown skin glistens in the burning noon sun, and his hair is tousled, streaked brown.
    • I stood on deck in the burning sun, searching for that invisible equatorial line.
    • Then we slip into Caribbean time and spend the next two hours talking and watching the waves run up the beach in the burning afternoon sun.
    • She looked past him, not at him, and the sun had become a burning ember beneath that far off hill.
    • There was a flash of light more intense than a thousand suns and a burning heat.
    • That looked to be it as the sides laboured under the burning sun, but the encounter exploded in the closing 10 minutes.
    • It is a long way from the burning deserts of Arizona to the gateway to Russia.
  • 2

    it's burning hot está muy caliente
    • the burning hot sand la arena ardiente
  • 3

    (intense)
    (desire) ardiente
    (hatred) violento
    • Malquin shook on his knees, the new wound only adding to the burning fires of pain inside of him.
    • It was always her burning ambition to see her mother's name cleared.
    • The usually quiet brother looked into his father's face with burning fire in his eyes.
    • Then, in the light of the dimly burning fire in the heart he went to her.
    • He said he hopes to make a comfortable living from acting - that's his burning ambition.
  • 4

    (urgent)
    (issue/question) candente
    a topic of burning importance un tema de crucial / vital importancia
    • As for the burning question of the moment - will the major media cover this story or bury it?
    • While everything seems to be clicking into place, there is however, one burning question.
    • The golf lived up to all you would expect and the burning question was just who would lift the Captain's prize?
    • That's the burning question I pose to my boyfriend as we tool around the suburbs looking for a decent place to eat.
    • A pump operator from the Water Board said the meeting was very important and a burning issue.
    • Here is the burning question: Would you vote for this kind of man for Prime Minister?
    • The burning issue of environmental pollution cries out for joint action.
    • This was the burning question at a special seminar held on Wednesday to demonstrate how the fire brigade would spring into action.
    • The burning question that has been plaguing me for months has finally been answered.
    • The burning question is how their research arms could hope to survive as stand-alone profit centres.
    • For all the opera companies in Britain it's the burning question.
    • The burning question is, is there someone out there who can give an honest and reliable answer to this transport problem?
    • Whether the overwhelming majority of them have a future in the area is the burning issue.
    • Why and how did Mr. Modi's future become a burning issue at the start of what was supposed to be a relaxed vacation?
    • Could your Letters page solve the burning question of the new year?
    • One of my students from Japan had a burning question she wanted to ask.
    • Now we all know the answer to the once burning question is a resounding yes!
    • The Government's arson control forum is dishing up £133,000 to tackle the burning issue.
    • The burning issue now is for all of us to keep vigil and stop the contractors from bringing down the tree at night.
    • I am a young man with a burning question: Does an engagement ring have to be a diamond?