a light-colored marking; "they chipped off bark to mark the trail with blazes"; "the horse had a blaze between its eyes"
a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of sunlight"
a cause of difficulty and suffering; "war is hell"; "go to blazes"
a strong flame that burns brightly; "the blaze spread rapidly"
indicate by marking trees with blazes; "blaze a trail"
shoot rapidly and repeatedly; "He blazed away at the men"
move rapidly and as if blazing; "The spaceship blazed out into space"
burn brightly and intensely; "The summer sun alone can cause a pine to blaze"
shine brightly and intensively; "Meteors blazed across the atmosphere"
intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"
the event of something burning (often destructive); "they lost everything in the fire"
a severe trial; "he went through fire and damnation"
feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking; "put the kettle on the fire"; "barbecue over an open fire"
bake in a kiln so as to harden; "fire pottery"
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit"; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson
a very intense and uncontrolled fire
any place of pain and turmoil; "the hell of battle"; "the inferno of the engine room"; "when you're alone Christmas is the pits";