flame
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flame(
fleym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fire)
a. la llama
(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 firefighters put out the flames very quickly.Los bomberos apagaron las llamas muy rápido.
b. la flama
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
When I opened the oven a huge flame came out.Cuando abrí el horno salió una flama enorme.
2. (passion)
a. la llama
(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).
Her words kindled the flame of revenge in him.Sus palabras avivaron en él la llama de la venganza.
3. (lover)
a. el amor
(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).
That girl is an old flame of mine.Esa chica es un antiguo amor.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(computing)
a. 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).
That controversial video we uploaded onto our website got a lot of flames.Ese polémico video que cargamos en nuestra página web recibió muchos ataques.
b. el flame
(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)
His Facebook post received some very aggressive flames.Su publicación en Facebook recibió algunos flames muy agresivos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to burst into flames)
a. arder (fire or trees)
He applied the lit match to the dry bush, which began to flame.Acercó la cerilla encendida al arbusto seco, que comenzó a arder.
b. llamear (fire)
A fire was flaming in the fireplace, and we drew our chairs close to it.Un fuego llameaba en la chimenea, y nosotros acercamos nuestras sillas.
6. (to glow)
a. brillar (eyes or jewels)
Her eyes flamed with happiness.Sus ojos brillaban de felicidad.
b. refulgir (jewels)
The diamonds in her crown flamed under the spotlights.Los diamantes de su corona refulgían a la luz de los focos.
7. (to inflame)
a. encenderse (person or passion)
The slightest act of injustice made him flame.Se encendía ante la más mínima injusticia.
8. (to redden)
a. llamear (sky)
The day was almost over, and the sky flamed red and gold.El día casi había llegado a su fin, y el cielo llameaba rojo y dorado.
b. encenderse (cheeks)
Her cheeks flamed with embarrassment when she thought of her audacity.Se le encendieron las mejillas de vergüenza al recordar su atrevimiento.
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(computing)
a. insultar
There are some Internet users who flame all day.Hay algunos usuarios de Internet que se pasan el día insultando.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to flambé)
a. flamear
The chef flamed the Christmas pudding.El chef flameó el pudín de Navidad.
11.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(computing)
a. atacar
He flamed her just because he didn't agree with a post on her blog.La atacó solo porque no estaba de acuerdo con una publicación de su blog.
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flame
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la llama
(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. (computers)
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).
to go up in flamesser pasto de las llamas
to burst into flamesincendiarse
3. (colloquial)
a.
he's an old flame of minees un antiguo amor
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (fire)
a. llamear
5. (computers)
a. lanzar llamaradas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (computers)
a. lanzar llamaradas a
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flame [fleɪm]
noun
1 llama (f)
to be in flames arder or estar en llamas; to burst into flames [+car, plane] estallar en llamas; to commit sth to the flames echar algo al fuego; to fan the flames avivar el fuego; he watched the house go up in flames miraba cómo la casa era pasto de las llamas
2 (lover)
old flame antiguo amor (m)
she's one of his old flames
intransitive verb
1 (also flame up) [+fire] llamear; [+passion] encenderse; [+person] acalorarse
2 [+eyes] brillar; [+sky] llamear; enrojecerse
The whole western sky flamed as the sun went down
her cheeks flamed with embarrassment se puso colorada de vergüenza
transitive verb
(Internet) insultar a través de la Red; abuchear en la Red
In cyberspace, as Internet users are discovering, such self-aggrandising politicians are impotent - they are simply flamed, ignored, or laughed out of existence One contributor, who had valiantly sent transcripts from Voice of America radio news bulletins to the group, was roundly `flamed" (Netspeak for slagged off) for propagating worthless liberal propaganda
modifier
flame retardant (n)
fire retardant See culture box in entry fire.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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