blaz·​ing | \ ˈblā-ziŋ How to pronounce blazing (audio) \

Definition of blazing

1 : burning very brightly and intensely a blazing fire
2 : of outstanding power, speed, heat, or intensity blazing eyes a blazing fastball blazing gunfire

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blazingly adverb

Examples of blazing in a Sentence

She runs with blazing speed. the blazing logs in the fireplace cast a warm glow on our holiday party
Recent Examples on the Web An account of a blazing fireball that blew up high in the atmosphere from a nearby city suggests to the researchers that the meteorite approached Sulaymaniyah from the southeast. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, "Archivists Find the Oldest Record of Human Death by Meteorite," 27 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of blazing

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Blazing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of blazing

: very hot, fast, or powerful

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