- (of a jet engine) to cease to function due to an interruption of the fuel supply or to faulty combustion.
- to burst out in or as if in flames.
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We used it to prepare a few rib eyes, and the virtual temperature controls were helpful to get just the right amount of heat and flame out of our wood.5 Portable Grills for All Your Outdoor Cooking Needs|Amy Marturana Winderl|September 2, 2020|Outside Online
Stoichiometric flames are the Goldilocks variety, with just the right amount of fuel for complete combustion.Four types of flames join forces to make this eerie ‘blue whirl’|Emily Conover|August 12, 2020|Science News
Replacing the flammable liquid in lithium-ion batteries would tame their risk of flame.
The latter, however, was successful in mitigating the danger by putting out the flames.Know Your Historical Warships: From 7th Century BC – 17th Century AD|Dattatreya Mandal|April 4, 2020|Realm of History
Launching rice and its fixings allows a chef to cook it over really hot flames without burning.
Hatuey asked the religious man holding the flame if indeed any Christians were in heaven.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An orange blossom of flame exploded on our screens as a new reality dawned.
What if it was the divine being who was a symbol for the original object of worship: the flame?
That is, until a rough-tongued Scotsman rekindled the flame.
According to their friend, producer/filmmaker Choke No Joke, it was over a mutual flame.
Like many another cavalier, he had a flame in every country, or rather, in every town which he visited.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The very soil in which it grew must be burned out with the flame of avenging justice.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The bushes seemed to burst into smoke and flame, and then came a crashing volley in return.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
A fiery intensity of light lay over it, as though any moment it must burst into sheets of flame.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
It is very combustible, burns with a pale blue flame, and is converted into water.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for flame
- a strong reddish-orange colour
- (as adjective)a flame carpet
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Other Idioms and Phrases with flame
see add fuel to the fire (flames); burst into (flames); fan the flames; go up in flames; shoot down (in flames).