blazing (

     adj 1: shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights";
            "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the
            glaring sun" [syn: blinding, dazzling, fulgent,
            glaring, glary]
     2: lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze
        (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were
        aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight
        on the tables"; "blazing logs in the fireplace"; "a
        burning cigarette"; "a flaming crackling fire"; "houses on
        fire" [syn: ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p),
         alight(p), burning, flaming, on fire(p)]
     3: without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious;
        "open disregard of the law"; "open family strife"; "open
        hostility"; "a blatant appeal to vanity"; "a blazing
        indiscretion" [syn: blatant, conspicuous, open]
     n : a strong flame that burns brightly; "the blaze spread
         rapidly" [syn: blaze]