Updated: 06/07/2019 by Computer Hope

A burner may refer to any of the following:

CD burner

1. The term burner describes a CD-R, CD-RW, or DVD-R drive that is capable of writing data to a CD or DVD.

2. A burner or burner phone is also a term used to describe a cell phone that is used temporarily and then discarded. Burner phones are used for people who don't want or cannot afford a cell phone contract or don't want to be tracked.

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