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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. use up (energy)
  • v. clear land of its vegetation by burning it off

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