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flame

noun [C, U]
 
 
/fleɪm/
B2 hot, bright, burning gas produced by something on fire: Smoke and flames were pouring out of the burning factory. The whole building was soon in flames (= burning). The car crashed and burst into flames (= suddenly started burning).Fire and flameFire service
an angry email or message in a chat room, etc.Internet terminology and abbreviations
Translations of “flame”
in Arabic لَهَب, شُعْلة…
in Korean 불꽃…
in Malaysian nyala…
in French flamme…
in Turkish alev, öfkeyle yazılmış ileti/e-posta…
in Italian fiamma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火, 火焰, 火舌…
in Russian огонь, пламя, угроза или оскорбление в электронном виде…
in Polish płomień, bluzgi (= w mejlu, na forum…
in Vietnamese ngọn lửa…
in Spanish llama…
in Portuguese chama…
in Thai เปลวไฟ…
in German die Flamme…
in Catalan flama…
in Japanese 炎…
in Indonesian nyala…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火, 火焰, 火舌…
(Definition of flame noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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