Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Flame"

The meaning of "Flame" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The leaping flames had singed the tail of his shirt.

What dose 'sing' mean in this sentence? mean?
A: The word is singe and means to burn. It's pronounced more like sinj.
So here, the leaping flames had burned the tail of his shirt.
Q: What does what does "flame" mean in here?
Seeing Aeneas’s ship foundering, Poseidon raised it to the surface once again, the water gushing out of its bilges, the little Trojan flame still glimmering as its masthead.
mean?
A: flame means fire :))
Q: What does turning into tiny flames mean?
A: The leaves turn into this brown-reddish color, so they kind of look like fire
Q: What does Would you rather be the flame or the moth? mean?
A: A moth is attracted to blight lights 
also the flame of a fire, like a candle for example

It is a metaphor where you choose would you rather be in the position of the flame and burn the moth or be the moth and get burnt

it could imply-
do you want to get hurt (physically or emotionally)?
or would you rather be the one that does not get burnt/ hurt?
or be doing the burning hurting (although that is probably not usually implied)


Do you want to be stupid like the dim(witted) moth that keeps getting burnt in the flame its attracted to
or be bright(smart) like the flame and not get hurt

without context its hard to define
it could be in relation to a persons relationship, where they keep getting emotionally hurt (they are the moth) by the candle that burns them (their love interest)

but despite getting burned, the moth is stupid and keeps going back to the flame or light source and getting hurt over and over

the person keeps getting hurt over and over by the same mistake like a moth getting burnt by the flame over and over because it doesn't learn
Q: What does in flame mean?
A: "Burning." It's similar to 火まみれ, I think.

Example sentences using "Flame"

Q: Please show me example sentences with go up in flames.
A: It means something destroyed by fire.

"The library caught fire and the books went up in flames."

It can also be a metaphor for losing something.

"I didn't study, so my hopes of studying medicine went up in flames"
Q: Please show me example sentences with flame.
A: “I was almost burned by the flame
“The flame is hot”
“Don’t touch the flame
“Their house was in flames”
“These chips are flaming hot”
Q: Please show me example sentences with to go down in flames.
A: I don’t hear this expression a lot. More often, “crash and burn.” But they mean the same thing, that things aren’t going well. If I were giving a speech and people were checking their watches or yawning I might think to myself, “I’m about ‘to go down in flames.’ “

Synonyms of "Flame" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between flame and burn ?
A: You can also flame a fire. Adding air to create more flames.
Q: What is the difference between let it flame and Let it flames ?
A: it means that the flame is already getting prettier
Q: What is the difference between flame and fire ?
A: Flame = fireより小さいイメージ、火事の一部
Fire = 火事のこと、もっと大きいイメージ
Q: What is the difference between flame and blaze ?
A: Generally a flame is a peak of a flame, a candle has a flame. Blazes are massive fires, like burning down a house or a wild fire. All fires have flames, but not all fires are blazes. All blazes have flames.
Q: What is the difference between flame and blaze and fire ?
A: fire - the entire fire
flame - the visible part of fire
blaze - a really bad fire

Translations of "Flame"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? a huge flame come out at the exhaust, it is increíble and this leads to speculation that lord Pakal was an ancient astronaut.
A: A huge flame came out of the exhaust. It was incredible and it led to the speculation that Lord Pakal was an ancient astronaut.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? flame
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? flame
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? flames
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Other questions about "Flame"

Q: Take away fuel, take away flame. Does this sound natural?
A: × Take away fuel, take away flame.
✓ Take away the fuel, take away the flame.

Q: What is '' flame bay '' ?
https://youtu.be/S0YtaWzPCnU?t=3305
A: The word he is saying is "flambéed."

The literal meaning of the word is a cooking technique that uses fire. You can read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flamb%C3%A9

However, the man in the video is using "flambéed" as a figurative expression. When he says "I got flambéed," he is saying that she got very angry at him.

In English, we often use words and phrases about fire as metaphors for anger. For example, you can say "he has a fiery temper" to describe someone who gets angry very easily.
Q: Originally I was going to fix the flame of Windows of my room today. But it was rainy so ended up canceling and was postponed the other day. Does this sound natural?
A: all you need to do is fix up your sentence structure so try saying this
"‎Originally I was going to fix the frame of my Window in my room today. But it was rainy so ended up canceling and postponed it to another day.
Q: "I was distracted studying (or I was studying deeply) and also the flame under my rice was strong so my rice burnt and on the bottom stuck to the stewpan." Does this sound natural?
A: I was absorbed in studying and didn't notice that the flame under my rice was too strong and my rice burned and stuck to the bottom of the pan.

"stewpan" is not a term that is used commonly (or ever). You could say "pot" or "pan"
Q: What does "green flames" in 134 mean?
A: Uh, I think he means something like the picture I've attached. Some people like to decorate their vehicles with flames for an added "cool" factor, but in the end, it usually just shows the rest of society how dorky they are.
http://inpictures.tokyobytes.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/bigscooterfiery1.jpg

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