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burnout

[′bərn‚au̇t]
(aerospace engineering)
An act or instance of fuel or oxidant depletion or of depletion of both at once.
The time at which this depletion occurs.
The point on a rocket trajectory at which this depletion occurs.
(electricity)
Failure of a device due to excessive heat produced by excessive current.
(engineering)
An instance of a device or a part overheating so as to result in destruction or damage.
(graphic arts)
A degree of exposure of a diazo-coated material that renders the film incapable of producing density when developed because the photosensitive diazo component has been destroyed.
(nucleonics)
To receive the greatest amount of radiation permissible during a given time.
The point at which the heat flux across a surface causes film-blanketing of the surface, resulting in a drop in the film heat-transfer coefficient, overheating, and possible surface failure.
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Burn-out is a serious issue, but there are steps, both short- and long-term that can be taken to fix the problem.
Various activities include Show 'n' Shines; Slow Drag, Burn-Out and Roaring Engine Competitions; a Poker Trivia Walk; Free Live Oldies Music and Entertainment; Peoples Choice/Crowd Pleaser Trophies and Awards; Drawings and Give-Away Prizes, Vendors; and a Car & Parts Corral.
One of the reasons to change from the five-year to a six year cycle in the FTP was because of fears of player burn-outs.
Other activities include a unique Stunt Driving Experience where daredevil drivers can learn 'doughnuts, burn-outs and drifting' from qualified instructors on an outdoor driving course, in some of the best performance cars around.
Welding further causes undesirable fumes and burn-outs and often requires complicated electrodes and pilots that can stall production.
It also significantly reduces the potential for tracking, which has been the major cause of reduced of effectiveness and burn-outs in AC ionizing bars but the fullest information comes from Meech Static Eliminators Ltd of Burford House, 15 Thorney Leys Business Park, Witney, Oxfordshire, tel:0193 370 6700.
It added: "Mental burn-outs (slang for wheel-spins which cause tyres to burst) in the car park were ignored by the cops, but the 100mph street racing got snuffed out pretty quick.
Said Tom Orr, vice president of merchandising for window, "We had success in the market with sheers and we'll continue to build on that with printed burn-outs and other types of fabrications.
Riders can do burn-outs and fast 360-degree spins, thanks to a high-torque motor and super slick rear wheels.
Vettel was not to be denied and after it was done he ignored more team instructions and did a few burn-outs, even though it would surely incur the wrath of the FIA.
Bleachers were set up for the stunt cars, flamethrowers and burn-outs near the Johnson tunnel on Main Street yesterday afternoon and evening.
The days of going to an auction and finding just repossessions or burn-outs have gone.