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Verb: burn out  burn awt
  1. Melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
    "The lightbulbs burned out";
    - blow out, blow

Derived forms: burning out, burned out, burns out

Type of: break, break down, conk out [informal], die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad, pack up [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Burn out