flame

  • 1 Flame — (fl[=a]m), n. [OE. flame, flaume, flaumbe, OF. flame, flambe, F. flamme, fr. L. flamma, fr. flamma, fr. flagrare to burn. See {Flagrant}, and cf. {Flamneau}, {Flamingo}.] 1. A stream of burning vapor or gas, emitting light and heat; darting or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 flame — [flām] n. [ME < OFr flamme (< L flamma) & flambe < L flammula, dim. of flamma < base of flagrare, to burn: see FLAGRANT] 1. the burning gas or vapor of a fire, seen as a flickering light of various colors; blaze 2. a tongue of light… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Flame — Flame, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flaming}.] [OE. flamen, flaumben, F. flamber, OF. also, flamer. See {Flame}, n.] 1. To burn with a flame or blaze; to burn as gas emitted from bodies in combustion; to blaze. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 flame — [n1] fire blaze, brightness, conflagration, flare, flash, holocaust, light, rapid oxidation, wildfire; concepts 478,521 flame [n2] lover; passion affection, ardor, baby, beau, beloved, boyfriend, darling, dear, desire, enthusiasm, fervor, fire,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 flame — flame; flame·less; flame·let; in·flame; flame·less·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 6 flame — ► NOUN 1) a hot glowing body of ignited gas produced by something on fire. 2) something thought of as burning fiercely or able to be extinguished: the flame of hope. 3) a brilliant orange red colour. ► VERB 1) give off flames. 2) apply a flame… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Flame — [fleim] die; , s, auch das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. flame, eigtl. »Flamme«, dies über altfr. flame, flamme aus lat. flamma> Wortgefecht, heftige Auseinandersetzung über E Mail im Internet …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 8 Flame — Flame, v. t. To kindle; to inflame; to excite. [1913 Webster] And flamed with zeal of vengeance inwardly. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 flame — flām vt, flamed; flam·ing to cleanse or sterilize by fire * * * (flām) 1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion caused by the light emitted from energetically excited chemical species, or an appearance resembling …

    Medical dictionary

  • 10 flame — n blaze, flare, glare, glow (see under BLAZE vb) Analogous words: effulgence, radiance, brilliance or brilliancy, refulgence, luminosity, brightness (see corresponding adjectives at BRIGHT): ardor, fervor, *passion: flashing, coruscation,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 Flame — Flame, das Aderlaßeisen für Pferde …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Fläme — (Dünnung), s. Flanke …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 Flame — Flame, Aderlaß für Pferde, s. Fliete …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 14 flame — index deflagrate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 flame up — index burn, deflagrate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 Flame — 〈[flɛım] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s oder n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; EDV〉 die Konventionen missachtender, beleidigender Internetartikel [Etym.: engl., eigtl. »Flamme«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 17 flame — s. m. Lanceta de veterinário …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 18 Flame — A flame is often defined as the visible (light emitting) part of a fire. Physically, it is caused by a highly exothermic reaction (for example, combustion, a self sustaining oxidation reaction) taking place in a thin zone. A flame generally emits …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 FLAME — Infobox musical artist Name = Flame Img capt = Img size = Landscape = yes Background = group or band Birth name = Marcus Williams Gray Alias = Born = Died = Origin = St. Louis, Missouri U.S. Instrument = Genre = Christian music, hip hop… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 flame — flamer, n. flameless, adj. flamelike, adj. /flaym/, n., v., flamed, flaming. n. 1. burning gas or vapor, as from wood or coal, that is undergoing combustion; a portion of ignited gas or vapor. 2. Often, flames. the state or condition of blazing… …

    Universalium