burn off

verb(tr, adverb)
  1. to clear (land) of vegetation by burning

  2. to get rid of (unwanted gas at an oil well, etc) by burning

  1. an act or the process of burning off

Words Nearby burn off

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How to use burn off in a sentence

  • It is as if a group of off-world explorers had allied themselves with us after the Burn-Off.

    Star Born | Andre Norton

Other Idioms and Phrases with burn off

burn off

Dissipate by heat, as in The sun will soon burn off the morning fog.

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