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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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Previous stories said the heater was defective and burst into flames when it was being removed from the classroom.
The black Volkswagen Golf left the road and collided with a garden wall, where it burst into flames, in Birmingham Road, Walsall, shortly after 1am.
The vehicle burst into flames and the driver, who has not been named but lived in Warrington, was pronounced dead at the scene.
TWO women had a lucky escape when their car burst into flames after hitting a deer on the A1.
MANAMA: A Bahraini man was yesterday killed in an accident when his car crashed into a palm tree and burst into flames.
10am IST when the plane went off the runway and burst into flames.
TWO women walked away from this fireball unharmed yesterday after their van suddenly burst into flames at the side of the road.
The Rover was then knocked into the fast lane and burst into flames.
Martyn Williams, 59, a father-of-three from Blaina, was killed when his car burst into flames shortly after colliding with a Volkswagen Golf.
A WOMAN in Birkenhead was saved by her smoke alarm today after her tumble dryer burst into flames.
The car went over the side of an embankment off the Golden State Freeway near Calgrove Boulevard and burst into flames about 11 p.
A small airliner carrying at least 50 people crashed and burst into flames on Sunday shortly after taking off from Lexington's Blue Grass Airport, killing all but one on board, officials said.