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

 flame /ˈflem/
 火焰,火舌,熱情,光輝(vt.)焚燒,面紅,激動(vi.)燃燒,爆發,閃耀 ;  (在電子郵件或USENET中故意濫用的資訊)

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

 flame /ˈflem/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flame, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flamed p. pr. & vb. n. Flaming.]
 1. To burn with a flame or blaze; to burn as gas emitted from bodies in combustion; to blaze.
    The main blaze of it is past, but a small thing would make it flame again.   --Shak.
 2. To burst forth like flame; to break out in violence of passion; to be kindled with zeal or ardor.
    He flamed with indignation.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flame, v. t. To kindle; to inflame; to excite.
    And flamed with zeal of vengeance inwardly.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flame n.
 1. A stream of burning vapor or gas, emitting light and heat; darting or streaming fire; a blaze; a fire.
 2. Burning zeal or passion; elevated and noble enthusiasm; glowing imagination; passionate excitement or anger. “In a flame of zeal severe.”
    Where flames refin'd in breasts seraphic glow.   --Pope.
 Smit with the love of sister arts we came,
 And met congenial, mingling flame with flame.   --Pope.
 3. Ardor of affection; the passion of love.
 4. A person beloved; a sweetheart.
 Syn: -- Blaze; brightness; ardor. See Blaze.
 Flame bridge, a bridge wall. See Bridge, n., 5.
 Flame color, brilliant orange or yellow. --B. Jonson.
 Flame engine, an early name for the gas engine.
 Flame manometer, an instrument, invented by Koenig, to obtain graphic representation of the action of the human vocal organs. See Manometer.
 Flame reaction Chem., a method of testing for the presence of certain elements by the characteristic color imparted to a flame; as, sodium colors a flame yellow, potassium violet, lithium crimson, boracic acid green, etc.  Cf. Spectrum analysis, under Spectrum.
 Flame tree Bot., a tree with showy scarlet flowers, as the Rhododendron arboreum in India, and the Brachychiton acerifolium of Australia.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing
          heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our
          ancestors' first discoveries" [syn: fire, flaming]
      v 1: shine with a sudden light; "The night sky flared with the
           massive bombardment" [syn: flare]
      2: be in flames or aflame; "The sky seemed to flame in the
         Hawaiian sunset"
      3: criticize harshly, on the e-mail