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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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