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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.
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Seconds later, it burst into flames. The fire spread to dozens of houses and shops.
Major Hani Al Dahmani, director of media and public relations at Sharjah Civil Defence, said the police operation room received a call at 7.48pm on Sunday saying a car suddenly burst into flames, but luckily no one was inside the car.
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The car reportedly burst into flames while moving along the motorway.
A car burst into flames near the scene of a multi-vehicle collision in County Durham.
Immediately after take-off, one of the ATR's engines located on the right side of the aircraft burst into flames.
Top Gear presenters Chris Harris and Eddie Jordan escaped without injury after a car they were driving in Monaco burst into flames during filming.
A STREET leading out of Huddersfield town centre was closed after a lorry burst into flames.
MULTAN: The Water and Sanitation Agency's (WASA) plastic pipes burst into flames in Multan's Chungi No 9 area on Thursday.According to rescue reports, the pipes caught fire when a nearby garbage dump was set on fire.