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noun blaze pronunciation in American English /bleɪz/
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  1. 1
    [singular] a strong bright light or area of color
    blaze of: a blaze of color/light/sunshine
  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] a small fire that burns strongly and brightly
    He put on more firewood to get a good blaze going.
    1. a.
      mainly journalism a large fire that causes a lot of damage, especially when a building is burning
      Firefighters were called to a blaze at a warehouse yesterday.



a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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