Burn

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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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But once she rebuilds burnt bridges, Jean rediscovers her passion for performance, laying the foundations for a reprise of a rendition of Bella Figlia Dell'Amore.
It's their weakest link, and their arrogance in failing to explain the cost doesn't help repair burnt bridges with customers.
Among the terms it explains are "burn your bridges" which goes back to Roman generals who burnt bridges their soldiers crossed so they couldn't retreat.