[ fleym-out ]
/ ˈfleɪmˌaʊt /
the failure of a jet engine due to an interruption of the fuel supply or to faulty combustion.
Origin of flame-out
First recorded in 1945–50; noun use of verb phrase flame out
Also called blowout.
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