Dictionary » B » Blaze

Blaze

Blaze

1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame. To heaven the blaze uprolled.

2. Intense, direct light accompanied with heat; as, to seek shelter from the blaze of the sun. O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon! (Milton)

3. A bursting out, or active display of any quality; an outburst; a brilliant display. Fierce blaze of riot. His blaze of wrath. For what is glory but the blaze of fame? (Milton)

4. [Cf. D.; akin to E. Light] a white spot on the forehead of a horse.

5. A spot made on trees by chipping off a piece of the bark, usually as a surveyor's mark. Three blazes in a perpendicular line on the same tree indicating a legislative road, the single blaze a settlement or neighborhood road. (Carlton) in a blaze, on fire; burning with a flame; filled with, giving, or reflecting light; excited or exasperated. Like blazes, furiously; rapidly. The horses did along like blazes tear.

in low language in the u. S, blazes is frequently used of something extreme or excessive, especially of something very bad; as, blue as blazes.

Synonym: blaze, flame.

a blaze and a flame are both produced by burning gas. In blaze the idea of light rapidly evolved is prominent, with or without heat; as, the blaze of the sun or of a meteor. Flame includes a stronger notion of heat; as, he perished in the flame 7ad s.

Origin: oe. Blase, as. Blaese, blase; akin to OHG. Blass whitish, g. Blass pale, MHG. Blas torch, Icel. Blys torch; perh. Fr. The same root as E. Blast. Cf. Blast, blush, Blink.

1. To mark (a tree) by chipping off a piece of the bark. I found my way by the blazed trees. (Hoffman)

2. To designate by blazing; to mark out, as by blazed trees; as, to blaze a line or path. Champollion died in 1832, having done little more than blaze out the road to be traveled by others. (Nott)


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Re: Heterotrophs and Carbon Fixation

Heterotrophs are just opposite to autotrophs. The carbon fixing mechanism is quite differnt too! ----------------- saranya.l Blaze Infotech

See entire post
by saranyal
Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:18 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Heterotrophs and Carbon Fixation
Replies: 7
Views: 7397

The Fiber Disease

... serpentine star, as diatoms dance, fluorescing feldspar. Vitreous veils anneal glycerine glass, as shy cyanide yields a molecular mass. Bituminous blaze effervesces the ebb, while synthetically spinning a wintergreen web. Metalllic migration shines aluminum awe, as ions exchange and caress cosmic ...

See entire post
by codon blue
Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5425573

about plants anatomy

:oops: :oops: sorry Blaze just realize basicaly same thing as you said. communication via plasmoda :)

See entire post
by Linn
Mon Feb 20, 2006 5:30 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: about plants anatomy
Replies: 9
Views: 4565


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,844 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link