Meaning of BLAZE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ bleɪz ]
( blazes, blazing, blazed)
When a fire blazes , it burns strongly and brightly.
Three people died as wreckage blazed, and rescuers fought to release trapped drivers...
...a blazing fire.
VERB : V , V-ing
A blaze is a large fire which is difficult to control and which destroys a lot of things. ( JOURNALISM )
Two firemen were hurt in a blaze which swept through a tower block last night.
N-COUNT : usu sing
If something blazes with light or colour, it is extremely bright. ( LITERARY )
The gardens blazed with colour.
VERB : V with n
Blaze is also a noun.
I wanted the front garden to be a blaze of colour.
N-COUNT : usu a N of n
A blaze of publicity or attention is a great amount of it.
He was arrested in a blaze of publicity.
...the sporting career that began in a blaze of glory.
N-SING : a N of n
If guns blaze , or blaze away , they fire continuously, making a lot of noise.
Guns were blazing, flares going up and the sky was lit up all around...
She took the gun and blazed away with calm and deadly accuracy.
VERB : V , V away
with all guns blazing: see gun
If someone blazes a trail , they discover or develop something new.
These surgeons have blazed the trail in the treatment of bomb victims.
= lead the way
PHRASE : V inflects
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006