1) a burning
1a) the burning by which metals are roasted and reduced
1b) by a figure drawn from a refiners fire
1b1) calamities or trials that test the character
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 6:950, 975
From G4448; ignition, that is, (specifically) smelting (figuratively conflagration, calamity as a test): - burning, trial.