Definitions for flame

Definitions for (noun) flame

Main entry: fire, flame, flaming

Definition: the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

Usage: fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries

Definitions for (verb) flame

Main entry: flame

Definition: criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium

Usage: the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed

Main entry: flame

Definition: be in flames or aflame

Usage: The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset

Main entry: flame, flare

Definition: shine with a sudden light

Usage: The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

Visual thesaurus for flame