Blaze

Definition of Blaze

Pronunciation: blāz
n.1.A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame.
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.
For what is glory but the blaze of fame?
- Milton.
4.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.
In a blaze
on fire; burning with a flame; filled with, giving, or reflecting light; excited or exasperated.
Like blazes
furiously; rapidly.
- Poem in Essex dialect.
v. i.1.To shine with flame; to glow with flame; as, the fire blazes.
[imp. & p. p. Blazed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Blazing.]
2.To send forth or reflect glowing or brilliant light; to show a blaze.
And far and wide the icy summit blazed.
- Wordsworth.
3.To be resplendent.
To blaze away
to discharge a firearm, or to continue firing; - said esp. of a number of persons, as a line of soldiers. Also used (fig.) of speech or action.
v. t.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.
1.To make public far and wide; to make known; to render conspicuous.
On charitable lists he blazed his name.
- Pollok.
To blaze those virtues which the good would hide.
- Pope.
2.(Her.) To blazon.

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