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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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The burnout enveloped the entire area with white and pink smoke, which was caused by the complete shredding of tyres.
After the event, firefighters had to put out one or two small rubber fires on the purposely built burnout pad.
May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Defending event champion Kasey Kahne and 2010 "burnout" winner Joey Logano will be joined by three of NASCAR's biggest names in the fifth annual Pennzoil Victory Burnout Challenge as part of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race pre-event festivities taking place at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 19.
In addition to Kahne and Logano, the 2012 Pennzoil Victory Burnout Challenge line-up will consist of newcomer Shell-Pennzoil driver AJ Allmendinger and his Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski in addition to Clint Bowyer, who has participated in all four previous events.
The last time he witnessed the burnouts, he was a baby in a stroller.
You didn't ever see, you know, Dale Earnhardt doing burnouts.
Fire information officer Gregg Thayer said fire managers are increasingly confident that the fire will not escape but are taking the final burnouts slowly to ensure they don't get out of control.
Burnout Dominator has been rated E10+ by the ESRB, with descriptors of Violence.
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new research suggests that simple spit and blood tests can detect burnout before it happens.
The series was born on the PlayStation 2, and Burnout Dominator is about celebrating the essence of Burnout," said Nick Channon, senior producer of Burnout Dominator.