flamear
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flamear(
flah
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meh
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to burn brightly)
a. to blaze
La casa flameaba con intensidad y los bomberos yo no podían hacer nada al respecto.The house blazed with intensity and there was nothing the firefighters could do.
b. to flame
La fogata flameaba con gran resplandor.The bonfire flamed brightly.
2. (to undulate)
a. to flutter
La bandera soviética flameaba sobre el Reichstag. La guerra había terminado.The Soviet flag fluttered over the Reichstag. The war was over.
b. to flap
Las velas negras del barco pirata flameaban con la brisa.The black sails of the pirate ship flapped in the breeze.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (culinary)
a. to singe
El cocinero peló, flameó y troceó el pollo.The cook peeled, singed, and chopped up the chicken.
4. (to sterilize with fire)
a. to sterilize with a flame
El primer paso consiste en flamear la aguja de la jeringa.The first step is to sterilize the syringe needle with a flame.
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flamear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (fuego)
a. to blaze, to flare up
2. (bandera, vela)
a. to flap
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flamear
intransitive verb
1 (llamear) to flame; blaze (up)
2 [+vela] to flap; [+bandera] to flutter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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