blaze blaze  /b ˈleɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a strong flame that burns brightly
  2. (n) a cause of difficulty and suffering
  3. (n) noisy and unrestrained mischief
  4. (n) a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
  5. (n) a light-colored marking
  6. (v) shine brightly and intensively
  7. (v) shoot rapidly and repeatedly
  8. (v) burn brightly and intensely
  9. (v) move rapidly and as if blazing
  10. (v) indicate by marking trees with blazes

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The blaze has not been contained.
  2. Despite a skillful pilot, 23 die in a jetliner blaze The Air Canada DC-9 was approximately 25 miles northwest of Cincinnati when controllers at the Federal Aviation.
  3. Authorities have launched a homicide investigation after determining a massive Los Angeles-area blaze that killed two firefighters was arson.

News

  1. Smokejumper dies in NorCal blaze

    Smokejumper dies in NorCal blaze Luke Sheehy of Susanville (Lassen County) was struck just before 5 p.m. Monday while fighting the Saddle Back Fire in the South Warner Wilderness in Modoc National Forest, about 15 miles south of Alturas (Modoc County), said Stanton Florea, a Forest Service spokesman. Smokejumpers are trained to drop out of planes into rugged terrain that fire trucks generally ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Blaze damages Mount Pleasant home

    Mount Pleasant firefighters are investigating a blaze that damaged a home in the Rivertowne community Sunday night.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

  3. Blaze hit Chicago with revenge in mind

    Looking to regain its offensive touch, the Utah Blaze will wrap up a three-game road trip at Chicago tonight. The Blaze (4-6) complete a road swing with a rematch against the Chicago Rush (6-5) at the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, Ill. The two teams previously squared off in Week 5, when Chicago narrowly escaped with a 59-56 win after booting a last-second field goal. read more
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Standard-Examiner

Quotes

  1. Tsang said that as the torch works its way through China toward Beijing in the next three months, "it will continue to blaze a trail, a trail of unity and peace for all people and all nations."
    on May 2, 2006 By: Donald Tsang Source: 940 News

  2. "This is what caused the fire and led to the leakage of a huge amount of liquid gas as the blaze hit the gas production unit," al-Shahristani said in a statement.
    on Sep 26, 2006 By: Hussain al-Shahristani Source: ktla 5

  3. "Let us blaze the way, for the US, for China and for the rest of the world," Schwarzenegger said. "Our cars have been running on dirty fuel for too long. Our country has been dependent on foreign oil for too long."
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: International Herald Tribune

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