burn off

verb
burned off or burnt off; burning off; burns off

Definition of burn off

intransitive verb

: to be dissipated by the sun's warmth waiting for the fog to burn off

transitive verb

: to cause to burn off

First Known Use of burn off

circa 1925, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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The first known use of burn off was circa 1925

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“Burn off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burn%20off. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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