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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The stopping of a jet engine, as if from improper combustion.

Usage examples (34)
  • 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.
  • At the time, a GE spokesman said the high-altitude "flameout" created "a scenario that's new for everybody." for more
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