As nouns the difference between burndown and burnout
is that burndown
is the use of a herbicide to destroy existing foliage while burnout
is using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.
The use of a herbicide to destroy existing foliage.
* 2012 , Vincent M. Russo, Peppers: Botany, Production and Uses (page 193)
A kind of destructive fault in electrical equipment.
- Controlling weeds prior to direct seeding or transplanting peppers can involve the use of burndown or stale seedbed weed control systems
In (Agile software development), a chart showing how much work remains to be completed.
* 2012 , Mark C. Layton, Agile Project Management For Dummies (page 85)
- arcing fault burndowns
- Avoid creating separate status reports for management; these reports duplicate information in the sprint burndowns
Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.
(US, slang) A marijuana addict; one whose brains have been burned out.
(psychology) The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.