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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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The aim is to leave the longest streak of burnt rubber on the pavement once the driver, a townie usually in his early-to-late 20s, hard shifts from neutral or park to drive.
And there were reports of people becoming nauseous and going temporarily deaf after watching 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' where the major smell is the scent of burnt rubber.
This week, there's more than a whiff of burnt rubber about the place as Tom Ford puts the BMW's M5 through its paces.