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Burn

1. In printing, the time at which an image is put on a plate.

2. In film, a ghost of an image that remains after the image has disappeared.
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Right now she's living it up on a family vacation in Dubai, but come mid-September Razik will be burning the candle at both ends preparing for a brand new film with fellow-Egyptian writer Abdel Rahim Kamal.
I need to go work on graphics"--Louie Barletta, burning the candle at both ends
"I'm burning the candle at both ends and in the middle but I know I would really regret if I didn't give it everything I had.
The Maronite Patriarch also voiced praise to the Lebanese Army institution which is burning the candle at both ends, in cooperation with other security apparatuses, to preserve the nation's security.
It's great to party, but burning the candle at both ends leaves them with no time for dating.
Apparently several nights of extra sleep may be needed if you've been burning the candle at both ends.
CALL MY SAGITTARIUS LINE TO HEAR MORE 0904 470 0729 YOU have been burning the candle at both ends, and it's time to cut yourself some slack, before you burn out.
"I'd just been on this trip for a long time, burning the candle at both ends.
But before we put your symptoms down to burning the candle at both ends, you should exclude some other causes of menstrual irregularity.
If you are fond of burning the candle at both ends then your make-up bag cannot afford be without this
He has definitely been burning the candle at both ends."
Dougherty, who lists 'socialising' among his interests, said: 'Nick was worried, he heard rumours about how I was living my life and burning the candle at both ends.