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Definition of flameout

What is the definition of "flameout"?
  • flameoutnoun
  • 1. Failure of a jet aircraft engine, especially in flight, caused by the extinction of the flame in the combustion chamber.
    2. One that fails suddenly, especially after having been successful.

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  • "And in that event, I believe it could have definitely been an engine failure, what we call flameout in aviation terms."

    "The problem fixing the Wall Street flameout is that we have 535 legislators who are interested ONLY in1."

    "The McPalin flameout isn’t primarily a strategic problem for the GOP; it’s an existential one."

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