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burn·out

 (bûrn′out′)
n.
1. A failure in a device attributable to burning, excessive heat, or friction.
2. Aerospace
a. The termination of rocket or jet-engine operation because of fuel exhaustion or shutoff.
b. The point at which this termination occurs.
3.
a. Physical or emotional exhaustion, especially as a result of long-term stress or dissipation.
b. One who is worn out physically or emotionally, as from long-term stress.

burn•out

(ˈbɜrnˌaʊt)

n.
1. the termination of effective combustion in a rocket engine, due to exhaustion of propellant.
2. the breakdown of a lamp, motor, or other electrical device due to heat caused by current flow.
3. fatigue, frustration, or apathy resulting from prolonged stress, overwork, or intense activity.
4. Slang. druggie.
[1900–05]

burnout

The point in time or in the missile trajectory when combustion of fuels in the rocket engine is terminated by other than programmed cutoff.
Translations

burnout

burn-out [ˈbɜːrnaʊt] népuisement f

burnout

n desgaste m (profesional), agotamiento (profesional)
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