(third-person singular simple present burns off, present participle burning off, simple past and past participle burned off)
- (intransitive) To dissipate as the result of heat.
- To cause to dissipate by applying heat.
- (intransitive, oil) To dispose of unusable explosive natural gas from an oil well by burning it as it emerges from the well.
- (intransitive, television) To fill low value air time with programming not suitable for its original purpose.