burn away

phrasal verb
burned away or burnt away; burning away; burns away

Definition of burn away

: to be removed or to remove (something) by fire or heat The outer layer of wooden shingles burned away quickly in the fire. The fire quickly burned the outer layer of wooden shingles away. burned away unwanted hair

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“Burn away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burn%20away. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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