blaze

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  • A brilliant burst of fire; a flame.
  • A destructive fire.
  • A bright or steady light or glare.
  • A brilliant, striking display.
  • A sudden outburst, as of emotion.
  • Used as an intensive.
  • To burn with a bright flame.
  • To shine brightly.
  • To be resplendent.
  • To flare up suddenly.
  • To shoot rapidly and continuously.
  • To shine or be resplendent with.
  • To make known publicly; proclaim.
  • A white or light-colored spot or stripe on the face of an animal, such as a horse.
  • A mark to indicate a trail, usually painted on or cut into a tree.
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  • To mark (a tree) with a blaze.
  • To indicate (a trail) by making blazes.
  • To prepare or lead (the way in an endeavor).
  • A torch; a fire-brand.
  • A flame; a flaming fire; a confiagration.
  • Figuratively, brilliant sunlight; effulgence; brilliance: as, the <em>blaze</em> of day.
  • A sudden kindling up or bursting out, as of fire, passion, etc.; an active or violent display; wide diffusion.
  • In the game of poker, a hand (now seldom or never used) consisting of five court-cards, ranking between two pairs and three of a kind: so called in allusion to the blaze of color displayed.
  • To burst into flame; burn with a bright flame or fervent heat; flame: either literally or figuratively.
  • To send forth a bright light; shine like flame or fire: as, a <em>blazing</em> diamond.
  • To be conspicuous; shine brightly with the brilliancy of talents, heroic deeds, etc.
  • To go out with a fiare.
  • To break out with passion or excitement; speak or act violently.
  • To set in a blaze.
  • To temper (steel) by covering it while hot with tallow or oil, which is then burned off.
  • To cause to shine forth; exhibit vividly.
  • Publication; the act of spreading widely by report.
  • To blow, as from a trumpet.
  • Hence To publish; make well known; announce in a public manner.
  • To disclose; betray; defame.
  • In <em>heraldry</em>, to blazon. See <internalXref urlencoded="blazon">blazon</internalXref>, n., 1 and 2.
  • A pimple.
  • A white spot on the face of a horse, cow, ox, etc. See cut under <internalXref urlencoded="blesbok">blesbok</internalXref>.
  • A white mark made on a tree, as by removing a piece of the bark, to indicate a boundary, or a path or trail in a forest.
  • A local English name of the bleak.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="brash">brash</internalXref>, 4 .
  • To mark with a white spot on the face, as a horse: only in the perfect participle <em>blazed.</em>
  • To set a mark on, as a tree, usually by cutting off a piece of its bark, so as to show a white spot.
  • To indicate or mark out, as by cutting off pieces of the bark of a number of trees in succession: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="blaze">blaze</internalXref> a path through a forest.
  • Irregular spelling of <internalXref urlencoded="blaes">blaes</internalXref>, plural of <internalXref urlencoded="blae">blae</internalXref>. See <internalXref urlencoded="blae">blae</internalXref>, n.
  • In <em>physiology</em>, an electric current traversing normal living tissue in a positive direction when a mechanical stimulus is applied; the electric response of living tissue to stimulation. See <internalXref urlencoded="blaze-current">blaze-current</internalXref>.
  • To mark (a tree) by chipping off a piece of the bark.
  • To designate by blazing; to mark out, as by blazed trees.
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