from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To exhaust; to tire out; to leave no capacity of force or use in; to overthrow.
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Anastasia Vasilakis Apple's new iCloud Internet services could eliminate the need for consumers to use up chunks of storage on their iPhones and iPods.
Instead of making things only when people needed them, like holes in the wall did, Rusty factories had churned out vast quantities of stuffthe whole world in a giant competition to use up resources as quickly as possible.