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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flaming  \Flam"ing\,  a. 
  1.  Emitting  flames;  afire;  blazing;  consuming;  illuminating. 
 
  2.  Of  the  color  of  flame;  high-colored;  brilliant;  dazzling. 
  ``In  flaming  yellow  bright.''  --Prior. 
 
  3.  Ardent;  passionate;  burning  with  zeal;  irrepressibly 
  earnest;  as  a  flaming  proclomation  or  harangue. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flame  \Flame\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flamed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Flaming}.]  [OE.  flamen,  flaumben  F.  flamber,  OF  also 
  flamer.  See  {Flame},  n.] 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flaming 
  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)}, 
  {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}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  flaming 
 
  {flame} 
 
 




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