Flameout definition

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Failure of a jet aircraft engine, especially in flight, caused by the extinction of the flame in the combustion chamber.
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Sudden failure or disgrace, especially of a very successful or prominent person.
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Physical or emotional exhaustion; burnout.
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The stopping of combustion in a jet engine as a result of some abnormal flight condition.
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A sudden and complete, usually conspicuous, failure.
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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 flameouts.

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The sudden extinguishing of the flame of a burner (due to obstruction of fuel)
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Noun

Singular:
flameout
Plural:
flameouts