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  • Live dip I sniff on rubes… oh, those burn off insipid evil!
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Definition of the verb burn off

What does burn off mean as a doing phrase?


  1. use up (energy)
  2. clear land of its vegetation by burning it off

Alternative definition of the verb burn off


  1. [intransitive] To dissipate as the result of heat.
  2. [transitive] To cause to dissipate by applying heat.
  3. [transitive, intransitive, oil] To dispose of unusable explosive natural gas from an oil well by burning it as it emerges from the well.
  4. [transitive, intransitive, television] To fill low value air time with programming not suitable for its original purpose.

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Google previewPonapean-English Dictionary (1979)

by Kenneth L. Rehg, Damian G. Sohl

burn to burn off: isihs. to ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrasal Verbs

by Najmussehar

Bundle out Bundle up – – Bunk off – Buoy up Burn down – – Burn off – Burn out – Burn up – Burst into Butt in Butt out – – – Butter up – Buy in – Buy into Buy off – – to expel put on warm clothing; wrap or tie things together absent from school, ...

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

Running is a good way to burn off calories. burner /'b3r-nar/ n [C] anything that produces controlled flames for cooking, ...

Google previewThe New Dickson Baseball Dictionary (1999)

A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations by Paul Dickson

burn off To run close behind another baserunner, thereby forcing ...

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Burn off Meaning

Video shows what burn off means. To dissipate as the result of heat.. To cause to dissipate by applying heat.. To dispose of unusable explosive natural gas from ...

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Head lamps can't burn off
the fog, just illuminate
your place on the road. (Cretan Maineiac)
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