Definition of 'flame'
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Example sentences containing 'flame'
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The man in charge turns out to be an old flame from college. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Which will come in handy should it too burst into flames. The Sun (2016)The pain shot through like a red flame of fire. The Sun (2016)He was working under the bonnet when it burst into flames. The Sun (2016)Today he meets an old flame. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Our investigation found that costumes from major high street retailers were quick to catch fire, with flames spreading fast. The Sun (2016)He came to popular attention with the new London bus and the Olympic flame. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Four and a bit years on, that Olympic flame still burns. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Love is a flame that carries on burning! Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was like a flame that kept burning. Christianity Today (2000)The players rushed off and somebody put out the flames with a fire extinguisher. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)They were an orange flame colour with an outer ring that glowed. The Sun (2009)What is humankind but a knot of flames burning with nostalgia for the infinite? The Broken God (1993)Put your stock on the stove over a hot flame. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Now her daughter is carrying the flame. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There were huge flames coming up and they were getting bigger and bigger. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It used to be the place where childhood sweethearts could rekindle old flames. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Flames and heat fanned around the planet. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)Local residents rushed to rescue dogs from the flames before fire engines arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And nowhere does that flame burn more brightly than in the courage of our Paralympians. The Sun (2012)This will remain a worry from now until the Olympic flame is lit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And should he leave the Olympic flame in the luggage area if he does? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The task now England have caught fire is to keep the flame burning. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It takes place against a backdrop of ominous skies, with the ensemble dressed in flame colour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A gentle breeze suddenly fanned a flame towards me. The Sun (2014)A steady flame of love is ignited when you are introduced to an ambitious Virgo. The Sun (2010)
Synonyms of 'flame'
ignite, set on fire, set ablaze, set light to
Trends of 'flame'
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Translations for 'flame'
British English: flame /fleɪm/ NOUN
A flame is a hot bright stream of burning gas that comes from something that is burning.
The heat from the flames was intense.
- American English: flame
- Arabic: لَهَب
- Brazilian Portuguese: chama
- Chinese: 火焰
- Croatian: plamen
- Czech: plamen
- Danish: flamme
- Dutch: vlam
- European Spanish: llama
- Finnish: liekki
- French: flamme
- German: Flamme
- Greek: φλόγα
- Italian: fiamma
- Japanese: 炎
- Korean: 불꽃
- Norwegian: flamme
- Polish: płomień
- European Portuguese: chama
- Romanian: flacără
- Russian: пламя
- Spanish: llama
- Swedish: låga
- Thai: เปลวไฟ
- Turkish: alev
- Ukrainian: полум'я
- Vietnamese: ngọn lửa
Definition of flame from the Collins English Dictionary
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