To begin or continue to flame. The punning reference to Marvel Comics’s Human Torch is no longer widely recognised.
The phrase “flame on” may actually precede the flame, in which case “flame off” will follow it.
See rave, burble.
/flarp/ [Rutgers University] Yet another metasyntactic variable (see foo). Among those who use it, it is associated with a legend that any program not containing the word “flarp” somewhere will not work. The legend is discreetly silent on the reliability of programs which *do* contain the magic word. [Jargon File]
[fleym-uh v-th uh-woo dz] /ˈfleɪm əv ðəˈwʊdz/ noun, plural flames-of-the-woods. 1. an Indian evergreen shrub, Ixora coccinea, of the madder family, having red, tubular flowers in dense clusters.
noun 1. (esp in Malaysia) another name for royal poinciana 2. a leguminous tree, Butea frondosa, native to E India and Myanmar, having hanging clusters of scarlet flowers
- Flame of fire
is the chosen symbol of the holiness of God (Ex. 3:2; Rev. 2:18), as indicating “the intense, all-consuming operation of his holiness in relation to sin.”