Meaning of BLAZE in English
[blaze] n [ME blase, fr. OE blaese torch] (bef. 12c) 1 a: an intensely burning fire b: intense direct light often accompanied by heat "the ~ of TV lights" c: an active burning; esp: a sudden bursting forth of flame
2: something that resembles the blaze of a fire: as a: a dazzling display "a ~ of color" b: a sudden outburst "a ~ of fury" c pl: hell "go to ~s" "as hot as ~s"
blaze vi blazed ; blaz.ing (13c) 1 a: to burn brightly "the sun blazed overhead" b: to flare up: flame "inflation blazed up"
2: to be conspicuously brilliant or resplendent "fields blazing with flowers"
3: to shoot rapidly and repeatedly--usu. used with away blaze vt blazed ; blaz.ing [ME blasen, fr. MD blasen to blow; akin to OHG blast blast] (1541): to make public or conspicuous blaze n [G Blas, fr. OHG plas; akin to OE blaese] (1639) 1 a: a usu. white stripe down the center of the face of an animal b: a white or gray streak in the hair of the head
2: a trail marker; esp: a mark made on a tree by chipping off a piece of the bark blaze vt blazed ; blaz.ing (1750) 1: to mark (as a trail) with blazes
2: to lead in some direction or activity "~ new trails in education"
Merriam-Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Merriam Webster. 2012