Flame-out meaning

The act of flaming out or burning out; extinguishing.
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The act of quitting or failing, especially due to overwork, or in a dramatic manner.

The company was one of Silicon Valley's more famous dot-com flame-outs.

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Of processes and equipment involving combustion, to fail due to extinction of flame.
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(figuratively) To fail, usually spectacularly.
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Burn up, fire up, flame up, flare up.

Mary's temper flamed out.

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