Candle Flame

   Light a candle in a house, and if the flame burns blue a ghost is present. See Ghost.

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  • candle flame — noun the light provided by a burning candle (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑candlelight • Hypernyms: ↑light, ↑visible light, ↑visible radiation …   Useful english dictionary

  • like a moth to a candle flame — phrase used for emphasizing how much someone is attracted by a person or thing Thesaurus: wanting or needing somethingsynonym Main entry: moth …   Useful english dictionary

  • like a moth to a candle flame — used for emphasizing how much someone is attracted by a person or thing …   English dictionary

  • candle bomb — noun A small glass container filled with water, that explodes when placed in a candle flame • • • Main Entry: ↑candle * * * candle bomb, a small glass bubble filled with water, which when held in the flame of a candle explodes from the force of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Candle — For other uses, see Candle (disambiguation). A close up image of a burning candle showing the wick and the various parts of the flame …   Wikipedia

  • flame — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 hot bright stream of fire ADJECTIVE ▪ hot ▪ small ▪ bright ▪ dancing, flickering, leaping …   Collocations dictionary

  • flame — 01. The [flames] of the fire were dancing in the night. 02. The young boys blew on the smoking wood until [flames] started to appear. 03. Huge [flames] were already licking at the roof of the house when the firemen arrived. 04. A small fire… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • flame — flame1 [fleım] n ↑flame, ↑wax, ↑wick [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin flamma flame ] 1.) [U and C] hot bright burning gas that you see when something is on fire ▪ Flames poured out of the windows of the building. ▪ They rushed past… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • candle — can·dle || kændl n. wax cylinder having a wick in the center which gives off light when lit v. examine eggs by holding them up to a bright light; examine a bottle of wine by holding it in front of a candle flame …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Candle — Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a wick… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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