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

 flam·ing /ˈflemɪŋ/

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)

 Flam·ing a.
 1. Emitting flames; afire; blazing; consuming; illuminating.
 2. Of the color of flame; high-colored; brilliant; dazzling. “In flaming yellow bright.”
 3. Ardent; passionate; burning with zeal; irrepressibly earnest; as, a flaming proclomation or harangue.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: resembling flame in brilliance or color; "maple trees ablaze
             in autumn"; "flaming autumn leaves" [syn: ablaze]
      2: lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze
         (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were
         aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight
         on the tables"; "blazing logs in the fireplace"; "a
         burning cigarette"; "a flaming crackling fire"; "houses on
         fire" [syn: ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p),
          alight(p), blazing, burning, on fire(p)]
      3: (used of persons) informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or
         blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore";
         "you flaming idiot" [syn: bally(a), blinking(a), bloody(a),
          blooming(a), crashing(a), flaming(a), fucking(a)]
      4: very intense; "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions" [syn: fiery]
      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, flame]