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flame

 [flām]
1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion, or an appearance resembling it.
2. to render sterile by exposure to a flame.

flame

(flām)
1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion, or an appearance resembling it.
2. to render an object sterile by exposure to a flame.

flame

1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion, or an appearance resembling it.
2. to render sterile by exposure to a flame.

flame cell
the excretory cell in cestodes and trematodes; their number and arrangement is a basis for identification.
flame figure
in skin lesions such as insect bite reactions, eosinophilic granulomas; characterized by areas of altered collagen surrounded by eosinophils and eosinophilic cytoplasmic granules.
flame follicle
inactive hair follicles with excessive trichilemmal keratinization.
flame retardants
see fire retardant.
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20pm last night to a road traffic collision involving a car and a motorbike, both of which had burst into flames.
JAMS Huge tailbacks caused chaos on the A1 yesterday after a van burst into flames during the morning rush hour
The impact of the collision was so severe that the vehicle nearly split in half and burst into flames, according to traffic officials.
All managed to escape before one of the cars burst into flames after the smash.
The driver was thrown from the vehicle, which subsequently burst into flames.
We couldn't help because the car was smoking and then it burst into flames in less than a minute," said a woman who has lived opposite the scene near the Pound Hill turning for 40 years.
FIRE HAZARD: The scene this morning on the motorway after a car burst into flames on the hard shoulder
A pilot from Pembrokeshire had an amazing escape from injury yesterday after his light aircraft crashed and then burst into flames.
A pilot was rescued by onlookers at an air rally yesterday after his plane crashed then burst into flames.
A FAMILY of four were flown to hospital with burns yesterday after their light aircraft burst into flames on a runway.
Suddenly, the officers heard a loud explosion as the vehicle crashed and burst into flames.
The Hindenburg, a German passenger airship, became famous when it burst into flames while docking in New Jersey in 1937, after a transatlantic flight.