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 flame flame

noun

  • ( ) the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke  ( fire, flame, flaming )
    the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
     fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
    fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb

  • criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium  ( flame )
    criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
     the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed
    the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed
  • be in flames or aflame  ( flame )
    be in flames or aflame
     The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset
    The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset
  • shine with a sudden light  ( flame, flare )
    shine with a sudden light
     The night sky flared with the massive bombardment
    The night sky flared with the massive bombardment


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