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burn off

[¦bərn ′ȯf]
(meteorology)
With reference to fog or low stratus cloud layers, to dissipate by daytime heating from the sun.
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And a 15st walker can burn off 257 calories by strolling from the Post Office to the university campus where Prince Charles studied as a teenager.
Academics at Aberystwyth's department of sport and exercise science have even calculated how much television you'd need to watch to burn off 2,000 calories - 33 hours.
T sounds like a dream come true - the chance to burn off calories while indulging in one of life's great passtimes, shopping.
A 60 kg woman can burn off 270 kcals during an hour of wallpapering, while a 70 kg man can burn 320 kcals.
A quick and easy guide is to use a table of calorie expenditure to work out how long it will take to burn off calories when doing different activities.
One gram of fat equals nine calories of dripping lard which the body struggles to burn off compared to say nine calories ofcarbohydrate.
It takes the food, alcohol and chocolate which the average person consumes during the Christmas period into account and includes a series of exercises to burn off these unwanted pounds.
Burning off the calories:During 30 minutes skipping, an average 10-year-old, weighing 41kg (around 6st) would burn off 257 calories.
The weekly 10K running that Kirsty does would help to burn off the equivalent calories of nearly four pints of lager.
There are hardly any songs here -- just blips and bleeps, gurgles, strangled falsetto vocalizing and static noise, seemingly designed to burn off any lingering dilettantes from the Radiohead fan club.
Research has found it takes nearly two hours of intense exercise to burn off the roast turkey with all the trimmings.
It crumbles if the researchers burn off the organic matter.