(engineering) a method of cutting ferrous metals in which the metal is heated by a torch to about 800°C and is oxidized by a stream of oxygen from the torch
[fleym-fish] /ˈfleɪmˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural flamefishes (especially collectively) flamefish. 1. a cardinalfish, Apogon maculatus, of Atlantic coastal waters from Florida to Brazil.
- Flame gun
noun 1. a type of flame-thrower for destroying garden weeds
- Flame hardening
noun 1. (engineering) the surface hardening of ferrous metals by heating the metal with an oxyacetylene flame followed by rapid cooling
- Flame lamp
noun 1. (electrical engineering) a filament lamp in which the bulb resembles the shape of a flame