verb (used without object), flamed, flam·ing.
verb (used with object), flamed, flam·ing.
- (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.
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Origin of flame
SYNONYMS FOR flame
OTHER WORDS FROM flame
Words nearby flame
Example sentences from the Web for flamelike
Its solemn isolation, its unearthly color, and its flamelike outline fill the mind with astonishment.
The XV century rehandled the high vaulting and clearstory, where appear die-away moldings and flamelike tracery.
His flamelike touches have always held this preciousness: notations rather for the courtly robe or diadem than just drawings.Adventures in the Arts|Marsden Hartley
He pointed out, in Narbonnes chapels, windows with Rayonnant tracery side by side with flamelike undulations.
A square frame with flamelike border rises to the top of the side finials to enclose a field cut into squares by narrow grooves.Portuguese Architecture|Walter Crum Watson
British Dictionary definitions for flamelike
- a strong reddish-orange colour
- (as adjective)a flame carpet
Derived forms of flame
Word Origin for flame
Scientific definitions for flamelike
Idioms and Phrases with flamelike
see add fuel to the fire (flames); burst into (flames); fan the flames; go up in flames; shoot down (in flames).