Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun burn_up

2 senses of burnup

Sense 1
burnup -- (a high-speed motorcycle race on a public road)
       => race -- (a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift")

Sense 2
burnup -- (the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor))
       => consumption, using up, expenditure -- (the act of consuming something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb burn_up

3 senses of burn up

Sense 1
flare, flame up, blaze up, burn up -- (burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity")
       => burn, combust -- (undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well")

Sense 2
burn off, burn, burn up -- (use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise")
       => consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out -- (use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week")

Sense 3
burn down, burn up, go up -- (burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames")
       => burn, combust -- (undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well")

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