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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the failure of a jet engine caused by an interruption of the fuel supply or by faulty combustion
  • noun a complete or conspicuous failure


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