blaze
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blaze(
bleyz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fire)
a. el fuego
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The couple came in from the cold and sat down in front of the blaze.La pareja se metió por el frío y se sentó delante del fuego.
b. la hoguera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The campers spent the evening singing folk songs around the blaze.Los campistas pasaron la noche cantando canciones populares alrededor de la hoguera.
c. la fogata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The scout got a roaring blaze going for them to cook hot dogs.El niño explorador hizo una fogata para cocinar los hot dogs.
d. el incendio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(uncontrolled)
The blaze engulfed the house in a matter of minutes.El incendio envolvió la casa en cuestión de minutos.
2. (sudden flame)
a. la llamarada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a bang, and a blaze shot from the engine.Hubo un estallido, y una llamarada salió disparada del motor.
3. (visual spectacle)
a. el derroche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The roof of Casa Batlló is a veritable blaze of color.El tejado de la Casa Batlló es un verdadero derroche de color.
4. (brightness)
a. el resplandor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The blaze of the neon lights lit up the Las Vegas sky.El resplandor de las luces de neón iluminaba el cielo de Las Vegas.
5. (fit)
a. el arranque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Harry's father stormed out in a blaze of anger.El padre de Harry salió en un arranque de cólera.
b. el ataque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The man hit the police officer in a blaze of rage.El hombre golpeó al policía en un ataque de ira.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to burn)
a. arder
The fields blazed in the wake of the army's path.Los campos ardían con el paso del ejército.
7. (to shine)
a. resplandecer
The midday sun blazed in the sky.El sol de mediodía resplandecía en el cielo.
b. brillar
Samuel could see the lights of the city blazing far below.Samuel podía ver las luces de la ciudad brillando a lo lejos.
c. centellear (eyes)
Luis and Paloma's eyes blazed with passion the night they met.Los ojos de Luis y Paloma centelleaban de pasión la noche que se conocieron.
8. (to be angry)
a. arder de ira
The town blazed with anger when they girl's lifeless body was found.El pueblo ardió de ira cuando encontraron el cuerpo sin vida de la niña.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to forge a path)
a. abrir
The first English settlers to blaze the trail into these mountains arrived in 1645.Los primeros colonizadores ingleses que abrieron camino en estas montañas llegaron en 1645.
b. marcar
The rangers blazed the trail leading to the lake so no one would get lost.Los guardabosques marcaron el camino hacia el lago para que nadie se perdiera.
blazes
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
10.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(blasphemy)
a. los diablos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
"What in the blazes is happening over here?" shouted the schoolmaster."¿Qué diablos está pasando aquí?" gritó el maestro de escuela.
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blaze
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fire; in hearth)
a. la fuego m, hoguera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (uncontrolled)
a. el fuego m, incendio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of color, light)
a. la explosión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in a blaze of angeren un ataque de ira
in a blaze of publicityacompañado(a) de una gran campaña publicitaria
to go out in a blaze of glorymarcharse de forma apoteósica
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
what the blazes does he want?¿qué diantre(s) quiere?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to blaze a trailabrir nuevos caminos
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (fire)
a. arder
7. (sun)
a. abrasar
8. (light)
a. estar encendido(a) or
b. prendido(a)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to blaze with angerestar encendido(a) de ira
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blaze [bleɪz]
noun
1 (fire) (in hearth) fuego (m); (flare-up) llamarada (f); [of buildings etc] incendio (m); (bonfire) hoguera (f); (glow) [of fire, sun etc] resplandor (m);
2 (display) derroche (m)
a blaze of colour un derroche de color
3 (outburst) arranque (m)
in a blaze of anger en un arranque de cólera; in a blaze of publicity en medio de un gran despliegue publicitario
4
like blazes hasta más no poder; what the blazes ...? ¿qué diablos ...? (informal); go to blazes! ¡vete a la porra! (informal)
intransitive verb
1 [+fire] arder; [+light] resplandecer
the sun was blazing el sol brillaba implacablemente; all the lights were blazing brillaban todas las luces
2 [+eyes] centellear
to blaze with anger estar muy indignado; echar chispas (informal)
transitive verb
the news was blazed across the front page la noticia venía en grandes titulares en la primera plana
blaze [bleɪz]
noun
(on animal) mancha (f) blanca; (on tree) señal (f);
transitive verb
[+tree] marcar
to blaze a trail also abrir camino
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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