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  • verb intransitive To dissipate as the result of heat.
  • verb transitive To cause to dissipate by applying heat.
  • verb transitive, intransitive, oil To dispose of unusable explosive natural gas from an oil well by burning it as it emerges from the well.
  • verb transitive, intransitive, television To fill low value air time with programming not suitable for its original purpose.

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


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