outburn

verb

Definition of outburn 

intransitive verb

: to burn out : become consumed in burning

transitive verb

[ out- + burn ]

1 : to outdo in burning : burn longer than stars that have outburned the sun

2 : to dissipate by burning the sun outburns the fog

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out entry 1 + burn

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