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1. A failure in a device attributable to burning, excessive heat, or friction.
a. The termination of rocket or jet-engine operation because of fuel exhaustion or shutoff.
b. The point at which this termination occurs.
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.
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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.
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The point in time or in the missile trajectory when combustion of fuels in the rocket engine is terminated by other than programmed cutoff.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
burnoutburn-out [ˈbɜːrnaʊt] n → épuisement f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
burnoutn desgaste m (profesional), agotamiento (profesional)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.