Translation of flame in Spanish:


llama, n.

Pronunciation /fleɪm//fleɪm/


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    llama feminine
    to be in flames estar (envuelto) en llamas
    • a wall of flame una barrera de fuego / llamas
    • The forfeitee tilts his/her glass at an angle of 45 degrees, and places the rim of the glass into the candle flame - thus igniting the sambuca.
    • He stared into the fire to avoid her gaze, to focus his thoughts within the flames and the glowing embers.
    • She moved toward the small spot of light, which had narrowed from a flame to a glowing ember.
    • Mr Moreton told how on the night of the fire he saw flames licking the roof of one block and tried to raise the alarm - but could not find any fire alarms.
    • As a result blue light is more energetic than red light and hot flames from well adjusted Bunsen burners emit blue rather than yellow light.
    • He was on fire; he saw the bright flames playing over his body, and the edges of his clothing lifting and curling into scrolls of fire.
    • However, it had steps in front of doors, fire escapes exposed to flames, inadequate balcony stairways, and no exit signs.
    • I take another sip of cocoa, and stare out the frosty window, thanking the flames of the fire for warming my tired body.
    • I couldn't do anything else but stand there and stare into the glowing embers and jumping flames in order to still the tears that threatened to spill over.
    • The stranger's clothes, having been doused with alcohol, are ignited by flames from the fireplace.
    • The roll of paper towels was toppled over and on fire, the flames merrily making scorch marks on the counter and soot stains on the underside of the cabinets.
    • Nathan shifted on the log, riveting his gaze to the dancing flames of the camp fire.
    • Just walking down the block, for instance, one can see tiny flames of fire when a match is lit or when a lighter for a cigarette is flicked.
    • Residents are directed to guard against the threat of fire as flames continue to engulf many areas in New South Wales.
    • Nearly 60 per cent of candle fires start when the flame comes into contact with nearby combustible materials.
    • All but one of the items ignited when the candle flame came near the decoration and over half completely disintegrated.
    • With a ‘whoosh’, the dried wood and grasses caught fire, and the flames licked around the pyre.
    • He died instantly, before flames engulfed his body, which was identified from jewellery and dental records.
    • He sat alone in the room, darkness engulfing everywhere except for the area touched by the flames of the fire in the large stone hearth.
    • The candle flame represents fire, with black and white candles the most commonly used in magic.
  • 2

    llama feminine
    the flame(s) of love/jealousy la llama del amor/de los celos
    • You could almost see the flames of competitiveness burning inside him and, although fierce, he was a man of character and kindness.
    • The flame of truism burns bright in Shane's love for Dostoyevsky's kind of Crime & Punishment.
    • The winning flame continues to burn bright within O'Neill's men and it remains to be seen if anyone can snuff it out.
    • And no matter how many years may pass, his poetic flame will still burn brightly.
    • The funding extinguishes the last flame of hope that the school could be saved.
    • Even though he ignored her at school the flame of hope that burned in her heart hadn't gone out yet.
    • The perfect kiss at the perfect timing could definitely spice up your relationship, keeping the flames of love ever burning.
    • Now if any band are ready to make it they are, there is a flame burning inside them that no one is going to extinguish.
    • After 25-years on and off the road, the flame still burns hot and bright, with the band often clocking in shows at three hours a stretch.
    • Having been a successful businessman since 1964 he could survive without football, he said, but the management flame still burns.
    • If the flame of literature burns strongly in Swindon, though, one man is perhaps responsible for keeping it healthily fanned.
    • A flame of passion burned within me at his touch, and I only lusted more.
  • 3informal

    (abusive email, posting)
    (cualquier mensaje ofensivo que llega por Internet en respuesta rápida a otro mensaje) flame masculine
    • Remember, a flame is not about responding to a story - it is merely the vehicle by which you can tell the world what's wrong with it.
    • It also created the culture of flames - abusive emails.
    • I post my thoughts on a blog that anyone can read and don't worry in the least that my public declarations will cause me any lasting harm, except for the occasional flame from a commenter.
    • The social dynamics are very different; you think more before responding instead of posting a quick flame.
    • Our playful dig drew plenty of interesting emails and surprisingly, very few flames.

intransitive verb

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    (jewel/light) refulgir
    (fire) arder
    her anger flamed (up) again as she reread the letter volvió a montar / a arder en cólera al releer la carta
    • And now the brief light that had flamed in his eyes was gone.
    • The tip of her arrow seemed to be flaming, orange and yellow dancing along the blood red point.
    • The lights flamed strongly, never showing any inclination to dim or blur.
    • The thick black hands flamed with an eerie blue sheen in the low light of the bridge, and dark green eyes glowed with a deranged luminescence from deep-set pits under the gunner's brow.
    • Lights flamed up in the corridors, feet were running, voices calling.
    • Come here at sunset, when the colours flame in red and orange, bold and beautiful.
    • A sugar maple, winch will flame up so brilliant orange in autumn it seems to warm the air around it.
    • Keyla took the bag and turned her backs to the two; red hair flaming like the fires of the torch.
    • Gloriana was the tallest of the three, with bright red hair flaming and swirling around her head, and green eyes that flashed impatiently.
  • 2

    (sun) encenderse
    (sun) enrojecer
    her cheeks flamed with anger/embarrassment se le encendieron las mejillas de (la) ira/vergüenza
  • 3informal

    publicar un flame
    • At least read what I actually wrote before you flame me.
    • Now if anyone read my previous blog, they will know I got seriously flamed by a person called Acidman, my ‘crime’?
    • If you have something against that, don't bother freaking out or flaming me, just simply press the back button.
    • Mom was a reader, a debater (I can not imagine keeping a blog if she was still alive, she would have flamed me to a crisp in either the comments or her own blog), and a passionate learner.
    • Even if you think my story is horrible, please review and tell me why, don't just flame me.

transitive verb


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    to flame sb mandarle un flame a algn