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blaze 1

 (blāz)
n.
1.
a. A brilliant burst of fire; a flame.
b. A destructive fire.
2. A bright or steady light or glare: the blaze of the desert sun.
3. A brilliant, striking display: flowers that were a blaze of color.
4. A sudden outburst, as of emotion: a blaze of anger.
5. blazes Used as an intensive: Where in blazes are my keys?
v. blazed, blaz·ing, blaz·es
v.intr.
1. To burn with a bright flame.
2. To shine brightly.
3. To be resplendent: a garden blazing with flowers.
4. To flare up suddenly: My neighbor's temper blazed.
5. To shoot rapidly and continuously: Machine guns blazed.
v.tr.
To shine or be resplendent with: eyes that blazed hatred.

[Middle English blase, from Old English blæse; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

blaz′ing·ly adv.

blaze 2

 (blāz)
n.
1. A white or light-colored spot or stripe on the face of an animal, such as a horse.
2. A mark to indicate a trail, usually painted on or cut into a tree.
tr.v. blazed, blaz·ing, blaz·es
1.
a. To mark (a tree) with a blaze.
b. To indicate (a trail) by making blazes.
2. To prepare or lead (the way in an endeavor): blazed the way in space exploration.

[Of Germanic origin; akin to blaze.]

blaze 3

 (blāz)
tr.v. blazed, blaz·ing, blaz·es
To make known publicly; proclaim: Headlines blazed the news.

[Middle English blasen, from Middle Dutch blāsen, to blow up, swell; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.]

blaze

(bleɪz)
n
1. a strong fire or flame
2. a very bright light or glare
3. an outburst (of passion, acclaim, patriotism, etc)
4. brilliance; brightness
vb (intr)
5. to burn fiercely
6. to shine brightly
7. (often foll by up) to become stirred, as with anger or excitement
8. (usually foll by away) to shoot continuously
[Old English blæse]

blaze

(bleɪz)
n
1. a mark, usually indicating a path, made on a tree, esp by chipping off the bark
2. (Zoology) a light-coloured marking on the face of a domestic animal, esp a horse
vb (tr)
3. to indicate or mark (a tree, path, etc) with a blaze
4. blaze a trail to explore new territories, areas of knowledge, etc, in such a way that others can follow
[C17: probably from Middle Low German bles white marking; compare blemish]

blaze

(bleɪz)
vb
(often foll by: abroad) to make widely known; proclaim
[C14: from Middle Dutch blāsen, from Old High German blāsan; related to Old Norse blāsa]

blaze1

(bleɪz)

n., v. blazed, blaz•ing. n.
1. a bright flame or fire.
2. a bright, hot gleam or glow: the blaze of day.
3. a vivid coruscation: a blaze of jewels.
4. a sudden, intense outburst, as of passion or fury.
5. blazes, hell: Go to blazes!
v.i.
6. to burn brightly (sometimes fol. by away, up, or forth): The bonfire blazed away for hours.
7. to shine like flame (sometimes fol. by forth).
8. to burst out suddenly or intensely, as a fire or flame does; flare (sometimes fol. by up).
9. to shoot steadily or continuously (usu. fol. by away).
10. to be brilliantly conspicuous.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English blase torch, flame]

blaze2

(bleɪz)

n., v. blazed, blaz•ing. n.
1. a distinctive mark made on a tree, as with paint or by chipping off some bark, to indicate a trail or boundary.
2. a white area down the center of the face of a horse, cow, etc.
v.t.
3. to indicate or mark with blazes.
4. to lead in forming or finding: research that blazed the way for space travel.
[1655–65; akin to Dutch bles, German Blässe, Old Norse blesi white mark on face]

blaze3

(bleɪz)

v.t. blazed, blaz•ing.
to make known; proclaim; publish.
[1350–1400; Middle English blasen < Middle Dutch; c. Old Norse blāsa to blow. compare blast]

blaze


Past participle: blazed
Gerund: blazing

Imperative
blaze
blaze
Present
I blaze
you blaze
he/she/it blazes
we blaze
you blaze
they blaze
Preterite
I blazed
you blazed
he/she/it blazed
we blazed
you blazed
they blazed
Present Continuous
I am blazing
you are blazing
he/she/it is blazing
we are blazing
you are blazing
they are blazing
Present Perfect
I have blazed
you have blazed
he/she/it has blazed
we have blazed
you have blazed
they have blazed
Past Continuous
I was blazing
you were blazing
he/she/it was blazing
we were blazing
you were blazing
they were blazing
Past Perfect
I had blazed
you had blazed
he/she/it had blazed
we had blazed
you had blazed
they had blazed
Future
I will blaze
you will blaze
he/she/it will blaze
we will blaze
you will blaze
they will blaze
Future Perfect
I will have blazed
you will have blazed
he/she/it will have blazed
we will have blazed
you will have blazed
they will have blazed
Future Continuous
I will be blazing
you will be blazing
he/she/it will be blazing
we will be blazing
you will be blazing
they will be blazing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blazing
you have been blazing
he/she/it has been blazing
we have been blazing
you have been blazing
they have been blazing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blazing
you will have been blazing
he/she/it will have been blazing
we will have been blazing
you will have been blazing
they will have been blazing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blazing
you had been blazing
he/she/it had been blazing
we had been blazing
you had been blazing
they had been blazing
Conditional
I would blaze
you would blaze
he/she/it would blaze
we would blaze
you would blaze
they would blaze
Past Conditional
I would have blazed
you would have blazed
he/she/it would have blazed
we would have blazed
you would have blazed
they would have blazed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blaze - a strong flame that burns brightlyblaze - a strong flame that burns brightly; "the blaze spread rapidly"
flame, flaming, fire - the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
2.blaze - a cause of difficulty and suffering; "war is hell"; "go to blazes"
trouble - an event causing distress or pain; "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble"
3.blaze - noisy and unrestrained mischief; "raising blazes"
mischief, mischief-making, devilment, roguery, shenanigan, roguishness, devilry, deviltry, mischievousness, rascality - reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
4.blaze - a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adaptedblaze - a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of sunlight"
brightness - the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
5.blaze - a light-colored markingblaze - a light-colored marking; "they chipped off bark to mark the trail with blazes"; "the horse had a blaze between its eyes"
marking - a pattern of marks
Verb1.blaze - shine brightly and intensivelyblaze - shine brightly and intensively; "Meteors blazed across the atmosphere"
beam, shine - emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
2.blaze - shoot rapidly and repeatedlyblaze - shoot rapidly and repeatedly; "He blazed away at the men"
shoot, blast - fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"
3.blaze - burn brightly and intenselyblaze - burn brightly and intensely; "The summer sun alone can cause a pine to blaze"
burn, combust - undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
blaze up, burn up, flame up, flare - burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
4.blaze - move rapidly and as if blazingblaze - move rapidly and as if blazing; "The spaceship blazed out into space"
take off, start out, set forth, set off, set out, start, depart, part - leave; "The family took off for Florida"
5.blaze - indicate by marking trees with blazes; "blaze a trail"
mark - designate as if by a mark; "This sign marks the border"

blaze

verb
1. burn, glow, flare, flicker, be on fire, go up in flames, be ablaze, fire, flash, flame The log fire was blazing merrily.
2. shine, flash, beam, glow, flare, glare, gleam, shimmer, radiate The gardens blazed with colour.
3. flare up, rage, boil, explode, fume, seethe, be livid, be incandescent His dark eyes were blazing with anger.
4. blast, shoot, fire She took the gun and blazed away with deadly accuracy.
noun
1. inferno, fire, flames, bonfire, combustion, conflagration Two firemen were hurt in a blaze which swept through a tower block.
2. flash, glow, glitter, flare, glare, gleam, brilliance, radiance I wanted the front garden to be a blaze of colour.

blaze 1

noun
1. The visible signs of combustion:
2. An intense blinding light:
verb
1. To undergo combustion:
2. To emit a bright light:
3. To be projected with blinding intensity:

blaze 2

verb
To make (information) generally known:
Idioms: spread far and wide, spread the word.
Translations
تأَلُّقٌتَفَجُّر الغَضَبحَريقٌ، لهَبٌ، لَهيبٌوَهْجيَشُقُّ طَريقا جَديدا، يكونُ رائِدا في
plamenplátpožárrazit cestutřpyt
banebrændefarvespillyshavskinne
roihuroihutahehkuahehkuttaaliekkikuvio
plamen
eldhafljómiloga, skíîlogareiîikastryîja braut
火炎
불꽃
kvēlotlauzt ceļuliesmaliesmotmirdzēt
planúť
goretiplamenžgati
eldsvåda
เปลวไฟ
alev alev yanmakçığır açmakcümbüşönderlik yapmakparlak alev
ngọn lửa

blaze

1 [bleɪz]
A. N
1. (= fire) (in hearth) → fuego m; (= flare-up) → llamarada f; [of buildings etc] → incendio m; (= bonfire) → hoguera f; (= glow) [of fire, sun etc] → resplandor m
2. (= display) → derroche m
a blaze of colourun derroche de color
3. (= outburst) → arranque m
in a blaze of angeren un arranque de cólera
in a blaze of publicityen medio de un gran despliegue publicitario
4. (o.f.) like blazeshasta más no poder
what the blazes ...?¿qué diablos ...?
go to blazes!¡vete a la porra!
B. VI
1. [fire] → arder; [light] → resplandecer
the sun was blazingel sol brillaba implacablemente
all the lights were blazingbrillaban todas las luces
2. [eyes] → centellear
to blaze with angerestar muy indignado, echar chispas
C. VT the news was blazed across the front pagela noticia venía en grandes titulares en la primera plana
blaze abroad VT + ADV (liter) [+ news etc] → proclamar a voz en grito
blaze away VI + ADV [soldiers] → disparar continuamente
blaze down VI + ADV the sun was blazing downel sol brillaba implacablemente
blaze forth VI + ADV (liter) [sun] → aparecer súbitamente (fig) [anger] → estallar
blaze out VI + ADV [fire] → llamear; [sun] → resplandecer, relucir; [light] → relucir (fig) [anger, hatred] → estallar
blaze up VI + ADV [fire] → llamear (fig) [feelings] → estallar

blaze

2 [bleɪz]
A. N (on animal) → mancha f blanca; (on tree) → señal f
B. VT [+ tree] → marcar
to blaze a trail (also fig) → abrir camino

blaze

[ˈbleɪz]
n
(= fire) → incendie m
(= flames) [fire] → flammes fpl; [sun] → flamboiement m
(in hearth)flambée f
to be a blaze of colour → être un flamboiement de couleurs
in a blaze of publicity → sous le feu des médias
to do sth in a blaze of glory [end, retire] → faire qch plein gloire, faire qch auréolé(e) de gloire
vi
[fire] → flamber
[eyes] (with anger)lancer des éclairs (de colère)
to blaze with colour [garden] → resplendir
[gun] → tirer
vt
to blaze a trail (= show the way) → montrer la voie

blaze

1
n
(= fire)Feuer nt; (of building etc also)Brand m; “blaze at factory”Brand in Fabrik; six people died in the blazesechs Menschen kamen in den Flammen um
(of guns etc)Feuer nt, → Funkeln nt; a blaze of lightsein Lichtermeer nt; a blaze of colour (Brit) or color (US) → ein Meer ntvon Farben; a sudden blaze of light from the watchtowerein plötzlicher Lichtstrahl vom Wachturm; he went out in a blaze of gloryer trat mit Glanz und Gloria ab
(of fire, sun)Glut f; (fig, of rage) → Anfall m
(inf) go to blazesscher dich zum Teufel! (inf); it can go to blazesdas kann mir gestohlen bleiben (inf); what/how the blazes …?was/wie zum Teufel …? (inf); like blazeswie verrückt (inf)
vi
(sun)brennen; (fire also)lodern; to blaze with angervor Zorn glühen
(guns)feuern; with all guns blazingaus allen Rohren feuernd

blaze

2
n (of horse etc)Blesse f; (on tree) → Anreißung f
vt to blaze a trail (lit)einen Weg markieren; (fig)den Weg bahnen

blaze

1 [bleɪz]
1. n (fire, of buildings) → incendio; (glow, of fire, sun) → bagliore m; (of gems, beauty) → splendore m
a blaze of colour → un'esplosione di colori
a blaze of anger → un impeto d'ira
in a blaze of publicity → circondato/a da grande pubblicità
go to blazes! (fam) → va' al diavolo!
like the blazes (fam) → come un matto
2. vi (fire) → ardere, fiammeggiare; (conflagration) → divampare; (building) → essere in fiamme; (sun) → sfolgorare; (light) → risplendere
to blaze with anger (eyes) → fiammeggiare dalla rabbia
to blaze with passion → ardere di passione
blaze away vi + adv to blaze away (at)continuare a far fuoco (su)
blaze up vi + advfare una fiammata (fig) (feelings) → accendersi

blaze

2 [bleɪz]
1. n (mark, on horse) → stella; (on tree) → segno
2. vt (tree) → segnare
to blaze a trail (also) (fig) → aprire una nuova via

blaze1

(bleiz) noun
1. a bright light or fire. A neighbour rescued her from the blaze.
2. an outburst (of anger, emotion etc). a blaze of fury.
3. a bright display. a blaze of colour.
verb
(of a fire, the sun) to burn, shine brightly.
ˈblazing adjective
1. burning brightly. a blazing fire.
2. extremely angry. a blazing row.

blaze2

(bleiz) : blaze a trail
to lead or show the way towards something new. He blazed a trail in the field of nuclear power.

blaze

وَهْج požár voldsom brand Feuer έκρηξη incendio roihu fournaise plamen incendio 火炎 불꽃 vlammenzee brann ogień chama пламя eldsvåda เปลวไฟ parlak alev ngọn lửa 火焰
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Meg stopped lecturing, and lighted the lamp, Amy got out of the easy chair without being asked, and Jo forgot how tired she was as she sat up to hold the slippers nearer to the blaze.
The feeble blaze of life that remained in her body was blown into a flame by her anxiety and she crept out of bed, dressed and hurried along the hallway toward her son's room, shaking with exaggerated fears.
A deafening crash interrupted him, and following the flash one of the giant trees of the forest was seen to blaze up and then topple over.
Tony was barefooted, and she shivered in her cotton dress and was comfortable only when we were tucked down on the baked earth, in the full blaze of the sun.
She waited for the material pictures which she thought would gather and blaze before her imagination.
The blaze of one of these fires lighted the way of the chief and Duncan, and gave a character of additional wildness to the rude scenery.
It was like a flame which we see twinkling among half-extinguished embers; we gaze at it more intently than if it were a positive blaze, gushing vividly upward,--more intently, but with a certain impatience, as if it ought either to kindle itself into satisfactory splendor, or be at once extinguished.
First he takes about a double handful of shavings out of his grego pocket, and places them carefully before the idol; then laying a bit of ship biscuit on top and applying the flame from the lamp, he kindled the shavings into a sacrificial blaze.
For an instant in the flashing eyes of the mate, and his fiery cheeks, you would have almost thought that he had really received the blaze of the levelled tube.
The firemen leaped to the ground; there was no need to ask where the fire was -- it was rolling up in a great blaze from the roof.
She was looking steadily into the blaze, with a calm, heart-broken expression, very different from her former agitated wildness.
Times, ver' quiet, ver' soft, like summer night, but when she mad she blaze.