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 for Blaze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blaze \Blaze\ (bl[=a]z), n. [OE. blase, AS. bl[ae]se, blase;
     akin to OHG. blass whitish, G. blass pale, MHG. blas torch,
     Icel. blys torch; perh. fr. the same root as E. blast. Cf.
     Blast, Blush, Blink.]
     1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the
        process of combustion; a bright flame. "To heaven the
        blaze uprolled." --Croly.
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     2. Intense, direct light accompanied with heat; as, to seek
        shelter from the blaze of the sun.
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              O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon!
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     3. A bursting out, or active display of any quality; an
        outburst; a brilliant display. "Fierce blaze of riot."
        "His blaze of wrath." --Shak.
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              For what is glory but the blaze of fame? --Milton.
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     4. [Cf. D. bles; akin to E. blaze light.] A white spot on the
        forehead of a horse.
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     5. A spot made on trees by chipping off a piece of the bark,
        usually as a surveyor's mark.
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              Three blazes in a perpendicular line on the same
              tree indicating a legislative road, the single blaze
              a settlement or neighborhood road.    --Carlton.
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     In a blaze, on fire; burning with a flame; filled with,
        giving, or reflecting light; excited or exasperated.
     Like blazes, furiously; rapidly. [Low] "The horses did
        along like blazes tear." --Poem in Essex dialect.
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     Note: In low language in the U. S., blazes is frequently used
           of something extreme or excessive, especially of
           something very bad; as, blue as blazes. --Neal.
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     Syn: Blaze, Flame.
     Usage: A blaze and a flame are both produced by burning gas.
            In blaze the idea of light rapidly evolved is
            prominent, with or without heat; as, the blaze of the
            sun or of a meteor. Flame includes a stronger notion
            of heat; as, he perished in the flames.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blaze \Blaze\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blazed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To shine with flame; to glow with flame; as, the fire
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     2. To send forth or reflect glowing or brilliant light; to
        show a blaze.
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              And far and wide the icy summit blazed.
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     3. To be resplendent. --Macaulay.
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     To blaze away, to discharge a firearm, or to continue
        firing; -- said esp. of a number of persons, as a line of
        soldiers. Also used (fig.) of speech or action. [Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blaze \Blaze\, v. t.
     1. To mark (a tree) by chipping off a piece of the bark.
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              I found my way by the blazed trees.   --Hoffman.
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     2. To designate by blazing; to mark out, as by blazed trees;
        as, to blaze a line or path.
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              Champollion died in 1832, having done little more
              than blaze out the road to be traveled by others.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blaze \Blaze\, v. t. [OE. blasen to blow; perh. confused with
     blast and blaze a flame, OE. blase. Cf. Blaze, v. i., and
     see Blast.]
     1. To make public far and wide; to make known; to render
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              On charitable lists he blazed his name. --Pollok.
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              To blaze those virtues which the good would hide.
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     2. (Her.) To blazon. [Obs.] --Peacham.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a strong flame that burns brightly; "the blaze spread
           rapidly" [syn: blaze, blazing]
      2: a cause of difficulty and suffering; "war is hell"; "go to
         blazes" [syn: hell, blaze]
      3: noisy and unrestrained mischief; "raising blazes" [syn:
         hell, blaze]
      4: a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the
         brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of
         sunlight" [syn: glare, blaze, brilliance]
      5: a light-colored marking; "they chipped off bark to mark the
         trail with blazes"; "the horse had a blaze between its eyes"
      v 1: shine brightly and intensively; "Meteors blazed across the
      2: shoot rapidly and repeatedly; "He blazed away at the men"
         [syn: blaze away, blaze]
      3: burn brightly and intensely; "The summer sun alone can cause
         a pine to blaze"
      4: move rapidly and as if blazing; "The spaceship blazed out
         into space" [syn: blaze, blaze out]
      5: indicate by marking trees with blazes; "blaze a trail"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  350 Moby Thesaurus words for "blaze":
     Vandyke, arrow, backfire, bake, balefire, be bright, be in heat,
     beacon, beacon fire, beam, bedazzle, birthmark, blare, blare forth,
     blast, blaze a trail, blaze abroad, blaze of light, blaze up,
     blazing light, blazon, blazon about, blemish, blind,
     blinding light, blister, bloom, blotch, boil, bombard, bonfire,
     brand, bright light, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy,
     brilliant light, broil, burn, burn in, burn off, burning ghat,
     burst, burst into flame, burst of light, campfire, cast,
     caste mark, catch, catch fire, catch on fire, cauterize, celebrate,
     chalk, chalk up, char, check, check off, checkmark, cheerful fire,
     choke, chop, cicatrix, cicatrize, cleft, coal, combust, combustion,
     compass needle, conflagration, convulsion, cook, corposant,
     coruscate, cozy fire, crack, crackling fire, crematory, crena,
     crenellate, crenulate, crimp, cry, cry out, cupel, cut, cyclone,
     dapple, dash, daze, dazzle, dazzling light, death fire, declaim,
     define, deflagration, delimit, demarcate, depression,
     diffuse light, direction, direction post, discolor, discoloration,
     dot, earmark, effulgence, engrave, engraving, eruption, explosion,
     facula, fen fire, finger post, fire, fire up, fist, fit,
     flamboyance, flame, flame up, flare, flare up, flare-up, flash,
     flash fire, flashing point, fleck, flick, flicker,
     flickering flame, flood of light, flush, forest fire, found,
     fox fire, freckle, fry, fulgor, fulgurate, funeral pyre, gale,
     gash, gasp, give light, glance, glare, glaring light, gleam,
     gleam of light, glint, glory, glow, graving, guide, guideboard,
     guidepost, gust, hack, hand, hatch, herald, herald abroad,
     holocaust, hour hand, hurricane, ignis fatuus, ignite, ignition,
     illuminate, illumine, impress, imprint, incandesce, incise,
     incision, indent, indentation, index, index finger, inferno, ingle,
     irruption, jag, jog, joggle, jot, kerf, kindle, knurl,
     lambent flame, lead, lentigo, light, line, lubber line, luster,
     machicolate, macula, make a mark, mark, mark off, mark out,
     marking, marshfire, milepost, mill, minute hand, mole, mottle,
     needle, nevus, nick, nock, notch, open fire, outbreak, outburst,
     oxidate, oxidize, pant, parch, paroxysm, patch, pencil, pepper,
     picot, pink, point, pointer, polka dot, prairie fire, prick, print,
     proclaim, promulgate, punch, punctuate, puncture, pyre, pyrolyze,
     radiance, radiancy, radiant splendor, radiate, radiate heat,
     raging fire, refulgence, refulgency, resplendence, resplendency,
     riddle, roast, scald, scallop, scar, scarification, scarify,
     scintillate, scorch, score, scotch, scratch, scratching,
     sea of flames, seal, seam, sear, seethe, seizure, send out rays,
     serrate, sheet of fire, shell, shimmer with heat, shine,
     shine brightly, shoot, shoot out rays, shout, signal beacon,
     signboard, signpost, simmer, singe, slash, smolder, smother,
     smudge fire, solar flare, solar prominence, solder, spark, sparkle,
     spasm, speck, speckle, splash, splendor, splotch, spot, spunk up,
     stain, stamp, steam, stew, stifle, stigma, stigmatize, storm,
     strawberry mark, streak, streaming light, striate, stripe,
     suffocate, sweat, swelter, swinge, take, take fire, tattoo,
     tattoo mark, tempest, three-alarm fire, thunder, thunder forth,
     tick, tick off, tittle, toast, tooth, tornado, torrefy, trace,
     trumpet, trumpet forth, two-alarm fire, underline, underscore,
     upheaval, vesicate, vividness, vulcanize, watch fire, watermark,
     weld, whirlwind, wildfire, witch fire

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     A single assignment language for parallel processing.
     ["The BLAZE Language: A Parallel Language for Scientific
     Programming", P. Mehrotra  et al, J
     Parallel Comp 5(3):339-361 (Nov 1987)].

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