1. pruning hook a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
  2. pruning the act of trimming a plant
  3. pruning saw a handsaw used for pruning trees
  4. pruning knife a knife with a curved or hooked blade
  5. burning a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
  6. reaping hook an edge tool for cutting grass or crops
  7. springing cow a cow about to give birth
  8. prune cake moist cake containing prunes that have been made into a puree
  9. browning cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
  10. Browning English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)
  11. running back (football) a back on the offensive team (a fullback or halfback) who tries to advance the ball by carrying it on plays from the line of scrimmage
  12. running head a heading printed at the top of every page of a book
  13. pruning shears shears with strong blades used for light pruning of woody plants
  14. running shoe a light comfortable shoe designed for running
  15. burning bush (Old Testament) the bush that burned without being consumed and from which God spoke to Moses
  16. morning coat a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back
  17. training school a school providing practical vocational and technical training
  18. grappling hook a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding
  19. bargaining chip leverage in the form of an inducement or a concession useful in successful negotiations
  20. running the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace