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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.
When Grosvenor Chemicals experienced frequent motor burn-outs on its PVA emulsion pumps, local drive specialist Westin Drives solved the problem using LENZE smd inverters.
We do them and burn-outs all the time in demonstrations and things.
The extended residence time for the polymer caused enough burn and HCI out-gassing to ruin standard chrome plating and make it necessary to rework the die, but the die in this case was DuraCoat-coated and withstood both burn-outs without damage.
The shrink tunnel uses soft convection to ensure uniform distribution of heat and eliminate hot or cold spots, producing attractive, consistent shrink packages with no bubbles or burn-outs.
It was quite emotional to meet the man who inspired me to go into a life time of madness and injury and do burn-outs in front of him.
WINTER FITNESS TIPS Variety: Change your routine every six to eight weeks to avoid burn-outs and plateaus, says Gene Joseph, owner of IronWorks gym in Cottage Grove.
The trust had already suffered from other wooden hide burn-outs at Big Waters reserve in Newcastle, while another hide was vandalised at Linton Lane reserve.
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.