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  • n. Plural form of burnout.

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Examples

  • This study also seems to require we mostly discount the notion of burnouts or the possibility that 'addicted' players might simply get sick of the game.

    What Are You Missing?

  • A wretched weekend, in which he was nabbed by Melbourne traffic police performing "burnouts" before struggling to 11th in qualifying, was nearly consigned to history with a truly magnificent drive that saw him climb as high as third at one point.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The 2008 World Champion saw his time in Australia a week ago dominated by negative headlines after he was first caught by police performing "burnouts" in his Mercedes road car before then taking a swipe at his McLaren team's strategy that contributed to him failing to challenge for a podium at Albert Park as he ultimately finished sixth.

    Planet F1 | Formula 1 News

  • In India, Boyd noted, Orkut and Facebook users represent very distinct professional and caste memberships. began developing these themes in her work, describing MySpace members as "'burnouts', punks, or alternative-scene teenagers whose parents likely didn't go beyond a high school education."

    CNET News.com

  • And, of course, the Camaro also allows you to kill the traction control completely in order to perform clutch-dropping, tire-hazing, tail-dancing 50-foot burnouts.

    A Genuine Ragtop Road Monster, Leaks and All

  • General Motors The Camaro also allows you to kill the traction control completely in order to perform clutch-dropping, tire-hazing, tail-dancing 50-foot burnouts.

    Ragtop Road Monster

  • Jeff Brink, a member of an Idaho-based Bureau of Land Management fire crew, had spent the better part of Tuesday doing burnouts and making sure the flames stayed on one side of the highway while warily watching the weather.

    Thousands ordered out of Ariz. town as fire nears

  • Apart from a couple of logic board burnouts in early models, I've never really had a problem.

    Laptop-Reliability Study Highlights The Most Sturdy Laptop Makers | Lifehacker Australia

  • For Cadillac and GM's part, the calculation is simple: It costs a few million to develop this, the last and best riff on the CTS, and building it guarantees endless buff-book magazine covers; dozens of YouTube videos featuring the V-Wagon performing fluffy, white cumulonimbus burnouts; and miles of adoring type online and in print.

    Cadillac's Insane, Unnecessary, Awesome Wagon

  • Cadillac For Cadillac and GM, it costs a few million to develop this type of car, and building it guarantees endless buff-book magazine covers; dozens of YouTube videos featuring the V-Wagon performing fluffy, white cumulonimbus burnouts; and miles of adoring type online and in print.

    An Insane, Unnecessary, Awesome Wagon

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