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Burn

1. In printing, the time at which an image is put on a plate.

2. In film, a ghost of an image that remains after the image has disappeared.
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Jamestown Arts Center will host an exhibition preview for Burning Down The House on Friday, July 3, from 6PM - 8PM as part of its Fifth Annual Summer Soiree.
Echols of the Middle District of Tennessee sentenced Michael Corey Golden to 14 years and three months in prison and three years of supervised released for his role in vandalizing and burning down the Islamic Center in February 2008.
the burning down of the temple of the goddess Artemis the same day Alexander was born
Blair, disgraced journalist, fabricator and author of the new memoir Burning Down My Masters' House: My Life at The New York Times, faced a polite yet skeptical audience on his home turf after two weeks of high-profile interviews and other "campaign" stops.
At one point in his new memoir, Burning Down My Masters' House, disgraced New York Times reporter Jayson Blair reflects on his troubled final days at the paper: "I wished someone like the nun from the movie Airplane would walk in and slap me and tell me to get a hold of myself" If only she had, she might also have told him not to write this book.
The tykes thereupon hide - whether it's from shame for burning down Uncle Bill's kitchen or from sheer embarrassment over appearing in this mishmash is open to interpretation.
She told how the pop princess came close to burning down the New York City apartment building last week.