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Noun: flame  fleym
  1. The process of combustion of flammable materials; produces heat, light, and (often) smoke
    "flame was one of our ancestors' first discoveries";
    - fire, flaming
  2. Visible burning gas, e.g. coming from something on fire
    "the flames licked up the walls and engulfed the roof"
Verb: flame  fleym
  1. Shine with a sudden light
    "The night sky flamed with the massive bombardment";
    - flare
  2. Be in flames or aflame
    "The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"
  3. Criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
    "the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"
Adjective: flame  fleym
  1. Of orange tinged with red
    - red-orange, reddish-orange, flame-orange

Derived forms: flamed, flames, flaming

See also: chromatic, flare

Type of: beam, burn, burning, castigate, chasten, chastise, combust, combustion, correct, objurgate, shine

Encyclopedia: Flame