HyperDic: flame

English > 4 senses of the word flame:
NOUNprocessflame, fire, flamingthe process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
VERBweatherflame, flareshine with a sudden light
weatherflamebe in flames or aflame
communicationflamecriticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
flame > pronunciation
Soundsfley'm
Rhymesacclaim ... tame: 34 rhymes with eym...
English > flame: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke.
Synonymsfire, flaming
Narrowerblaze, blazingA strong flame that burns brightly
flareA sudden burst of flame
ignitionThe process of initiating combustion or catching fire
Broadercombustion, burningA process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
Spanishflama, fuego, incendio, llama, lumbre
Catalanflama, foc
Verbsflamebe in flames or aflame
English > flame: 4 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningshine with a sudden light.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelLights flame on the horizon; The horizon is flameing with lights
Synonymflare
Broadershine, beamemit light
See alsoflame upburn brightly
Spanisharder
English > flame: 4 senses > verb 2, weather
MeaningBe in flames or aflame.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"
Broaderburn, combustUndergo combustion
Spanisharder
Nounsflame, flamingthe process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
English > flame: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningcriticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"
Broaderchastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correctcensure severely
Spanishenfurecerse

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