Translation of flameout in Spanish:


pérdida total de combustión, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfleɪmaʊt//ˈfleɪməʊt/


  • 1

    (of engine)
    pérdida total de combustión feminine
    • At 6,000 feet, the pilot tried to execute a second set of boldface procedures, loss of thrust / flameout, but had difficulty remembering the procedures verbatim.
    • A Boeing 747-400 suffered a four-engine flameout and severe damage when it encountered an ash cloud.
    • As I tried my best to tune out approach - except for any safety-of-flight calls - I again began going through the emergency procedures for a flameout.
    • I had made several mistakes that could have led to an airborne flameout.
    • I started making a plan to ditch the aircraft in the event of a flameout.
    • Smoke from burning hydraulic fluid poured from the engine, increasing the risk of a flameout and single-engine ops.
    • We decided a dual-engine flameout at night was probably not a good thing.
    • I noticed the rain was pouring down, and for the first time, the instructor said something about the water and the potential for a flameout.
    • The 29 working units are frequently plagued by flameouts, engine stalls, generator failures and general mechanical problems.
    • We would keep a bolter on the runway for this pass - certainly better than a flameout.
    • When the engine experienced the flameout, the airplane was 700 ft above ground level and 0.5 miles from the end of the runway.
    • Any sudden throttle movements could cause an engine flameout, resulting in deceleration and a lengthy engine restart - not ideal when a pilot was in combat.
    • But explosions would not occur from a flameout.
  • 2US informal

    fracaso masculine
    • Even coaches at the top of their field have had roles in some of the biggest corporate flameouts of the past quarter-century.
    • After two spectacular flameouts in two decades, it looked as if the company's antidiabetes program was finished.
    • Are we witnessing the biggest flameout in Irish political history?
    • Though this first group failed to fulfill their early promise, the next class learned from their flameouts.
    • Other legendary trainers suffered flameouts just as dramatic.
    • Last year, Connecticut wanted to erase its school's reputation for pre-Final Four flameouts.
    • The Gregg family is becoming increasingly familiar with flameouts.
    • So Jenkins is trying an unusual program to fix her memory flameouts.
    • Hard to imagine Miller anywhere but Indiana, and with his playoff flameout this year, it's hard to imagine other teams lining up to sign him.
    • The crash demolished that illusion: after October 1929, businessmen, investors and politicians alike watched every economic signal anxiously, seeking reassurance that the financial flameout had not soured the economy as well.
    • Some people argue that direct-to-consumer advertising has played a major role in some of the big drug flameouts in recent years.
    • Together, these strategies could resurrect hundreds of pharmaceutical flameouts - drugs that were pulled from the market, or never made it out of the lab because of adverse reactions.
    • The flameout dulled the gloss of a turnaround season in which they became just the ninth team in NBA history to improve from 50 losses to 50 wins.
    • Forget the 43-year drought and three straight flameouts in the NFC championship game.
    • But, to be fair, Chuck was a genius and a visionary - destined for a brief run and an early flameout - while the Beastie Boys, despite their antics, were too levelheaded, too well-adjusted not to last.
    • A lot of investments in dotcoms turned out to be spectacular flameouts.
    • A first-round playoff flameout ended the season on a sour note.