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- v. To dissipate as the result of heat.
- v. To cause to dissipate by applying heat.
- v. To dispose of unusable explosive natural gas from an oil well by burning it as it emerges from the well.
- v. To fill low value air time with programming not suitable for its original purpose.
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- v. use up (energy)
- v. clear land of its vegetation by burning it off
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