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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blaze /ˈblez/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 blaze /ˈblez/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blaze, v. t.
 1. To mark (a tree) by chipping off a piece of the bark.
    I found my way by the blazed trees.   --Hoffman.
 2. To designate by blazing; to mark out, as by blazed trees; as, to blaze a line or path.
    Champollion died in 1832, having done little more than blaze out the road to be traveled by others.   --Nott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blaze, v. t.
 1. To make public far and wide; to make known; to render conspicuous.
    On charitable lists he blazed his name.   --Pollok.
    To blaze those virtues which the good would hide.   --Pope.
 2. Her. To blazon. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blaze n.
 1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame. “To heaven the blaze uprolled.”
 2. Intense, direct light accompanied with heat; as, to seek shelter from the blaze of the sun.
    O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon!   --Milton.
 3. A bursting out, or active display of any quality; an outburst; a brilliant display.  “Fierce blaze of riot.”  “His blaze of wrath.”
    For what is glory but the blaze of fame?   --Milton.
 4.  A white spot on the forehead of a horse.
 5. A spot made on trees by chipping off a piece of the bark, usually as a surveyor's mark.
    Three blazes in a perpendicular line on the same tree indicating a legislative road, the single blaze a settlement or neighborhood road.   --Carlton.
 In a blaze, on fire; burning with a flame; filled with, giving, or reflecting light; excited or exasperated.
 Like blazes, furiously; rapidly. [Low] “The horses did along like blazes tear.”
 Note:In low language in the U. S., blazes is frequently used of something extreme or excessive, especially of something very bad; as, blue as blazes.
 Syn: -- Blaze, Flame.
 Usage: A blaze and a flame are both produced by burning gas. In blaze the idea of light rapidly evolved is prominent, with or without heat; as, the blaze of the sun or of a meteor. Flame includes a stronger notion of heat; as, he perished in the flames.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blaze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blazed p. pr. & vb. n. Blazing.]
 1. To shine with flame; to glow with flame; as, the fire blazes.
 2. To send forth or reflect glowing or brilliant light; to show a blaze.
    And far and wide the icy summit blazed.   --Wordsworth.
 3. To be resplendent.
 To blaze away, to discharge a firearm, or to continue firing; -- said esp. of a number of persons, as a line of soldiers. Also used (fig.) of speech or action. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a strong flame that burns brightly; "the blaze spread
           rapidly" [syn: blazing]
      2: a cause of difficulty and suffering; "war is hell"; "go to
         blazes" [syn: hell]
      3: noisy and unrestrained mischief; "raising blazes" [syn: hell]
      4: great brightness; "a glare of sunlight"; "the flowers were a
         blaze of color" [syn: glare, brilliance]
      5: a light-colored marking; "they chipped off bark to mark the
         trail with blazes"; "the horse had a blaze between its
      v 1: shine brightly and intensively; "Meteors blazed across the
      2: shoot rapidly and repeatedly; "He blazed away at the men"
         [syn: blaze away]
      3: burn brightly and intensely; "The summer sun alone can cause
         a pine to blaze"
      4: move rapidly and as if blazing; "The spaceship blazed out
         into space" [syn: blaze out]
      5: indicate by marking trees with blazes; "blaze a trail"