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burnout

burn·out

burnout

 
pronunciation:
buhrn aUt [or] buhrn aUt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a malfunction of a motor, electrical device, or the like caused by excess heat from electric current.
definition 2: the end of firing of a rocket's engine prior to unpowered flight.
definition 3: inability to perform normally because of prolonged stress or tiredness.