burn rate

(redirected from Burn Ratio)
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burn rate

The speed with which a new, unprofitable company is spending its initial funding whether from investors or from an IPO. In the world of high-speed high tech, the burn rate is carefully monitored to determine how long the company has to live.

burn rate

The rate at which a material will burn after the ignition heat source has been removed.