burn

I. n
1a.
tobacco
Got any burn?
1b.
a cigarette
1c.
a smoke
a quick burn The first sense is in use in prisons in the UK; the others are also heard in other Eng-lish-speaking areas.
2.
American
a hit of crack
I just need a burn.
II. vb
to record on CD-Rom or DVD. An item of hacker slang that, by 2004, was appear-ing in advertisements for IT hardware, etc.
burn (someone)
vb
1.
to cheat financially. An Americanism that was part of the hippy vocabulary (typically referring to selling phoney drugs) and hence spread to the UK. It is now archaic in Britain.
2.
American
to kill someone. A 'tough guy' euphemism.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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