how to pronounce burnout


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The above transcription of burnout is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

burnout is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of burnout in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is burnout with family law attorneys and …”

meanings of burnout


  1. Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.
  2. The failure of an electrical device, usually through overheating due to the application of excessive power.
  3. A marijuana addict; one whose brains have been burned out.
  4. The shutoff of a rocket motor following the complete exhaustion of its fuel supply, or having been irreversibly throttled after the application of a planned delta-v.
  5. The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.

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