What does burn out mean?

burn out meaning in General Dictionary

To burn till the gas is exhausted as as soon as the candle burned-out the area was totally dark the firefighters couldnt control the oil tank fire and had to let it burn up on it's own

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  • melt, break, or become usually unusable

Sentence Examples with the word burn out

In time the smith learnt how to convert this unwelcome product into wrought iron by remelting it in the forge, exposing it to the blast in such a way as to burn out most of its carbon.

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