\bˈɜːnɪn pˈi͡əɹɪəd], \bˈɜːnɪn pˈiəɹɪəd], \b_ˈɜː_n_ɪ_n p_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_d]\
Definitions of BURN-IN PERIOD
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1. A factory soak test intended to increase thechance that components that fail early due to infantmortality will fail before the system leaves the factory.2. When one is so intensely involved in a new projectthat one forgets basic needs such as food, drink and sleep.Excessive burn-in can lead to burn-out. See hack mode,larval stage.
By Denis Howe