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burnout

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Burnout of the second stage came suddenly, and we heaved slightly against our belts as the springs in our seats pushed back out.

It would take practically absolute simultaneity to overload to the point of burnout to those Strett generators.

WORD ORIGIN

also burn-out, "drug user," by 1972, slang, from the verbal phrase, from burn (v.) + out (adv.). Meaning "mental exhaustion from continuous effort" is from 1975.

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drug addict

nounperson addicted to narcotics
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