Definition of Flame-out

1. Noun. The failure of a jet engine caused by an interruption of the fuel supply or by faulty combustion.

Category relationships: Jet Engine
Generic synonyms: Power Failure, Power Outage



2. Noun. A complete or conspicuous failure. "The spectacular flame-out of the company's stock cost many people their life savings"
Generic synonyms: Failure

Definition of Flame-out

1. Noun. The act of flaming out or burning out; extinguishing. ¹

2. Noun. The act of quitting or failing, especially due to overwork, or in a dramatic manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Flame-out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1836)
"... they knocked the flame out, but sometimes that might not be sufficient, and in this very pit I had in the main-coal seam two cannons, because 1 found ..."

2. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"There are in the souls of wicked men t hose hellish principles reigning, that would presently kindle and flame out intu hell fire, if it were not for God's ..."

3. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1829)
"There are in the souls of wicked men those hellish principles reigning, that would presently kindle and flame out int« hell fire, if it were not for God's ..."

4. The Works of President Edwards ...: A Reprint of the Worcester Edition, with by Jonathan Edwards (1844)
"... souls of wicked men those hellish principles reigning, that would presently kindle and flame out into hell-fire, if it were not for God's restraints. ..."

5. The Works of President Edwards: With Valuable Additions and a Copious by Jonathan Edwards (1879)
"There are in the souls of wicked men those hellish principles reigning, that would presently kindle and flame out into hell-fire, if it were not for God't ..."

6. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"At high altitude, this pressure increase can lead to surge and engine flame-out. Figure 9 shows a portion of the nozzle guide vane row taken from an engine ..."

7. The Works of President Edwards in Four Volumes: A Reprint of the Worcester by Jonathan Edwards (1858)
"There are in the souls of wicked men those hellish principles reigning, that would presently kindle and flame out into hell-fire, if it were not for God\ ..."

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