Meaning of BLAZE in English
(~s, blazing, ~d)
When a fire ~s, it burns strongly and brightly.
Three people died as wreckage ~d, and rescuers fought to release trapped drivers...
...a blazing fire.
VERB: V, V-ing
A ~ is a large fire which is difficult to control and which destroys a lot of things. (JOURNALISM)
Two firemen were hurt in a ~ which swept through a tower block last night.
N-COUNT: usu sing
If something ~s with light or colour, it is extremely bright. (LITERARY)
The gardens ~d with colour.
VERB: V with n
Blaze is also a noun.
I wanted the front garden to be a ~ of colour.
N-COUNT: usu a N of n
A ~ of publicity or attention is a great amount of it.
He was arrested in a ~ of publicity.
...the sporting career that began in a ~ of glory.
N-SING: a N of n
If guns ~, or ~ 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 ~d away with calm and deadly accuracy.
VERB: V, V away
with all guns blazing: see gun
If someone ~s a trail, they discover or develop something new.
These surgeons have ~d the trail in the treatment of bomb victims.
= lead the way
PHRASE: V inflects
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012