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to burn

In excessive or disposable amounts. It's all fine and well to just buy a new phone if you've got $600 to burn, but I'm trying to live within narrower means than that. It's a fun little attraction if you have some time to burn while you're visiting the city.
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to burn

In great amounts: They had money to burn.
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The following measures are taken as a standard for patients admitted to burn centers: fluid resuscitation, immediate removal of clothing from the injured area, cleaning the wound, debridement and dressing application, and early oral feeding.6,8 Dressing frequency, antibiotic use, surgical treatment decision, exercise and discharge date are different for each center.
Mortality rates were found near about similar in other studies such as 37.50%, [11] 40%, [10] and 40.9%, [2] but some studies show different mortality rates about 28%, [6] 48.3%, [7] and 56.5%; [9] it may be owing to their TBSA involvement and treatment facilities available to burn patients.
The company had plans to burn wood from construction and demolition debris, but those plans have been on hold for the last several months because of new laws and revised regulations.
But even households that continue backyard burning can do certain things to reduce the direct harms of this practice, such as recycling and buying products in bulk--habits that decrease the amount of trash to burn.
A long-standing policy of putting out all forest fires resulted in woods that were full of "fuel"--leaf litter and downed limbs and trees that allow fires to burn hotter and slower than they ordinarily would.
THEY CAN REDUCE THE AIRFLOW NEEDED TO BURN THE FUEL.
"Together we provide an exceptional combination of features, performance, and award-winning ease-of-use that makes it fun and simple for Toshiba customers to burn CDs and DVDs while ensuring that recorded files are preserved with a maximum of data integrity."
But something revolutionary is in the works: Schiller expects by December 2005 to become the first coal-fired power plant in the nation to fully convert one of its boilers to burn a renewable source of fuel known as "woody biomass"--typically wood chips, wood waste and small trees.
The fire continued to burn downward and by August had reached the network of old mine tunnels beneath the town.
took that position in the Virginia Supreme Court's minority opinion, writing, "The First Amendment does not permit a person to burn a cross in a manner that intentionally places another person in fear of bodily harm."
"To burn 200 calories, men could run on a treadmill for 14 minutes at a fairly light pace, while women would need 22 minutes," says Moyna.
Hahn believes that this type of sorting system may find other applications such as separating treated from untreated wood at power plants (this would allow operators to create different grades of wood chips that could be used to dilute a mixture to a ratio that is acceptable to burn).
And if your workout is generally at a higher intensity, you may have wondered whether you may be running too fast to burn fat.
After the raging 1988 Yellowstone National Park fires, which were ignited by lightning and allowed to burn by foresters, public sentiment opposed let-it-burn and prescribed burning practices.
But its sheer quantity (at current production rates existing world reserves would last nearly three centuries) makes it imperative that we improve technologies to burn it more efficiently and cleanly."