to clear (land) of vegetation by burning
to get rid of (unwanted gas at an oil well, etc) by burning
an act or the process of burning 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
Dissipate by heat, as in The sun will soon burn off the morning fog.
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