Meaning of burnout
Pronunciation: (bûrn'out"), [key]
- a fire that is totally destructive of something.
- fatigue, frustration, or apathy resulting from prolonged stress, overwork, or intense activity.
- the termination of effective combustion in a rocket engine, due to exhaustion of propellant.
- the end of the powered portion of a rocket's flight.
- the breakdown of a lamp, motor, or other electrical device due to the heat created by the current flowing through it.