Meaning of BLAZE in English
1》 a very large or fiercely burning fire.
2》 a very bright light or display of colour.
↘a conspicuous display or outburst of something: they broke up in a ~ of publicity.
3》 ( ~s ) informal used as a euphemism for ‘hell’.
1》 burn or shine fiercely or brightly.
2》 shoot repeatedly or indiscriminately.
like ~s informal very fast or forcefully.
OE blæse 'torch, bright fire', of Gmc origin.
1》 a white stripe down the face of a horse or other animal.
2》 a cut made on a tree to mark a route.
■ verb ( ~ a trail ) mark out a path or route.
↘be the first to do something; pioneer.
C17: ult. of Gmc origin; related to ~ 1 , and prob. to blemish .
■ verb present (news) in a prominent or sensational manner.
ME (in the sense 'blow out on a trumpet'): from Mid. Low Ger. or MDu. blāzen 'to blow'; related to blow 1 .
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004