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burn up

 
Noun burn up has 2 senses
  1. burnup - a high-speed motorcycle race on a public road
    --1 is a kind of race
  2. burnup - the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)
    --2 is a kind of consumption, using up, expenditure
Verb burn up has 3 senses
  1. flare, flame up, blaze up, burn up - burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
    --1 is one way to burn, combust
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. burn off, burn, burn up - use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
    --2 is one way to consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. burn down, burn up, go up - burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"
    --3 is one way to burn, combust
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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