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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.
The 2.5 WRX STi model supplied had an incredibly throaty and thunderous roar in ticking-over mode and apart from waking everything in the surrounding area, I found I was constantly given the 'glare' and challenged to 'burn-ups' from the lights - and this without even touching the accelerator.
A CAR advert has been banned because it could encourage traffic light burn-ups.
The Cavaliers have raised tens of thousands of pounds by staging charity "burn-ups" over the last 25 years.
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. Police launched a massive crackdown against the drivers who turned dual carriageways in Erdington and Nechells into "no-go areas" two years ago.
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.