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