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Noun: burnup  'burn,úp
  1. [Brit] A high-speed motorcycle race on a public road
  2. The amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)
Verb: burn up
  1. Burn brightly
    "Every star seemed to burn up with new intensity";
    - flare, flame up, blaze up
  2. Use up (energy)
    "burn up calories through vigorous exercise";
    - burn off, burn
  3. Burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire
    "The hut burned up";
    - burn down, go up

Derived forms: burning up, burnups, burns up, burned up

See also: blaze

Type of: burn, combust, consume, consumption, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, expenditure, race, run through, use up, using up, wipe out

Encyclopedia: Burnup

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