Definitions of flame

  1. the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and ( often) smoke; " fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
  2. shine with a sudden light; " The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
  3. criticize harshly, on the e- mail
  4. be in flames or aflame; " The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"
  5. A stream of burning vapor or gas, emitting light and heat; darting or streaming fire; a blaze; a fire.
  6. Burning zeal or passion; elevated and noble enthusiasm; glowing imagination; passionate excitement or anger.
  7. Ardor of affection; the passion of love.
  8. A person beloved; a sweetheart.
  9. To burn with a flame or blaze; to burn as gas emitted from bodies in combustion; to blaze.
  10. To burst forth like flame; to break out in violence of passion; to be kindled with zeal or ardor.
  11. To kindle; to inflame; to excite.
  12. To inflame; to excite.
  13. A burning gas or vapor; ardor; glow of imagination; excitement; a sweetheart.
  14. To burst into flame; blaze.
  15. The gleam or blaze of a fire; rage; ardor of temper; vigor of thought; warmth of affection; love.
  16. To burn as flame; to break out in passion.
  18. Burning gas; blaze; ardor; passion.
  19. To blaze; shine like fire; burst into passion.
  20. To Blaze; shine like a flame; flash.
  21. To burst forth, as in violence of passion.
  22. A stream of vapor or gas made luminous by heat; a blaze.
  23. Excitement, as from rage, strife, or passion; an ardent affection; passionate love.
  24. Vapour in combustion, glowing with light and heat; fire in general; heat or bluze of passion or excitement; violent contention; ardour of temper; glow of imagination; vigour of thought; warmth of affection; one beloved.
  25. To blaze; to shine like burning gas; to break out in violence of passion.
  26. A blaze; fire in general; combustion of gas or vapour; heat of passion; warmth of affection; love; violence; one beloved.
  27. To blaze; to burn, as a gas; to break out into violence.

Usage examples for flame

  1. Then, at length, he fixed full upon me a glance that burned like a flame – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  2. The flame died out of her voice leaving it tender and passionate. – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  3. " Look at the flame said Ian. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  4. Polly watched the red flame up in the thoughtful face beside her, and in that moment Polly grew wise. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  5. For one brief moment his face lighted up as with a hidden flame then instantly it changed. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  6. " The fires of the mountain must perish," he said, " but you little, gentle flame shall have wings and fly far away from the cruel fires, and all my children will love you as I do." – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  7. Nay, shrink not; that flame will not burn thee. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  8. Figures in Karvall black and flame yellow appeared across the terrace. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  9. Can the flame of the heart die in the flame of the funeral pile?" – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  10. That he could burst into flame if occasion required, she was convinced. – A Maid of the Silver Sea by John Oxenham
  11. Their pattern danced in flame – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  12. And the flame responded. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. " An old flame of mine," Lato murmurs. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  14. It is not good fire- wood; there is plenty of flame and smoke, but little heat. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  15. The high flame of the forge shone full on his face. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  16. You've got time now to light it and nurse th' flame up so's it won't need watchin'- an' not miss things that go by in th' dark. – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  17. Now she had all but thrown herself at his feet- and he had turned away to this flame haired, vivid girl whom he had not known as many months! – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  18. This strange dark beauty flashed flame about it. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  19. A flame shot up. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  20. Her eyes flame with joy. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack