- (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.
Origin of flame
synonym study for flame
OTHER WORDS FROM flame
How to use flame in a sentence
You don’t want the flames licking your food—it’ll taste like ash.
The idea is to stamp out virus sparks quickly, before adjacent areas catch flame, while avoiding the devastation of citywide lockdowns.New York’s block-by-block lockdowns are curbing covid-19. But residents aren’t pleased.|Ben Guarino|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
The station’s unique microgravity conditions have also made it possible to burn fuel without a visible, hot flame.Humans have lived on the ISS for 20 years—here are the coolest discoveries we’ve made|María Paula Rubiano A.|November 3, 2020|Popular-Science
They included resins, flame retardants, chemical stabilizers and more.Polluting microplastics harm both animals and ecosystems|Alison Pearce Stevens|November 3, 2020|Science News For Students
When it comes to turning those delicious cacao nibs into liquid chocolate, the best bet is opting for an open flame you can control, like a stovetop.Go full-on mad scientist by making your own Halloween candy|John Kennedy, Sandra Gutierrez G., Purbita Saha|October 30, 2020|Popular-Science
The bulk of the com was in a tightly sealed case which they would need a flamer to open.
Short of using a flamer full power to cut their way in, no one was going to force an entrance now.
All they would need to do was to use a flamer or a paralyzing ray such as the one he had turned over to Ashe several days ago.Key Out of Time|Andre Alice Norton
He'll need more than a flamer to unlatch the old girl if she doesn't care for his offer.
And it was very often proven that the tongue—and the brain behind it—were more deadly than a flamer.
British Dictionary definitions for flame
- a strong reddish-orange colour
- (as adjective)a flame carpet
Derived forms of flame
Word Origin for flame
Scientific definitions for flame
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).