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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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A Ford Focus bursts into flames following a three car collision on the A174 near Lazenby
EXPLOSION: The lorry bursts into flames on the northbound M6 near Corley services Picture: Reader Andrew Hawley
LUCKY ESCAPE: The van bursts into flames and is later towed away PICTURE: MICHAEL RUSSELL