burn out

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Synonyms for burn out

melt, break, or become otherwise unusable

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"It's bigger than Ford and Firestone," one local explained at my first Burn Out. The contestants are Americans driving domestic vehicles exuding horsepower not fuel efficiency.
A team wearing bright-yellow shirts declaring its wearers the "Burn Out Crew" waters down the pad, and scrapes away the rubber shavings from the last show.
He said: "They were going along the promenade going over a jump and turning around and doing burn outs before coming back towards each other.
In fact, information overload can cause serious burn outs. That's where sleep comes to the rescue.