burnup

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the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)

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Supporters of the high burn-up technique say the fuel would help any new plant generate electricity more efficiently and reduce the amount of waste.
But if you fancy a brisk car for occasional weekend burn-ups, there are wild wheels for no money at all.
A CAR advert has been banned because it could encourage traffic light burn-ups.
BOY racers are laughing at the law after returning to roads between Birmingham's Star City and Spitfire Island for dangerous late-night burn-ups.
Clive's horses go out in the dark so there's every excuse for the Newmarket workwatchers missing Cloud Castle's early morning burn-ups.
If you are not lucky enough to have the odd acre of field for grassy burn-ups, get in touch with a local motorcycle club.