Blaze vs Carbon - What's the difference?

blaze | carbon |


As nouns the difference between blaze and carbon

is that blaze is a fire, especially a fast-burning fire producing a lot of flames and light while carbon is alternative form of (l) .

As a verb blaze

is to be on fire, especially producing a lot of flames and light.

blaze

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) blase, from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A fire, especially a fast-burning fire producing a lot of flames and light.
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  • *:Long after his cigar burnt bitter, he sat with eyes fixed on the blaze . When the flames at last began to flicker and subside, his lids fluttered, then drooped; but he had lost all reckoning of time when he opened them again to find Miss Erroll in furs and ball-gown kneeling on the hearth and heaping kindling on the coals,.
  • Intense, direct light accompanied with heat.
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  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon!
  • The white or lighter-coloured markings on a horse's face.
  • :
  • A high-visibility orange colour, typically used in warning signs and hunters' clothing.
  • A bursting out, or active display of any quality; an outburst.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:his blaze of wrath
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:For what is glory but the blaze of fame?
  • A spot made on trees by chipping off a piece of the bark, usually as a surveyor's mark.
  • *Robert Carlton (B. R. Hall, 1798-1863)
  • *:Three blazes' in a perpendicular line on the same tree indicating a legislative road, the single ' blaze a settlement or neighbourhood road.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) blasen, from (etyl) . See above.

    Verb

    (blaz)
  • To be on fire, especially producing a lot of flames and light.
  • To shine like a flame.
  • * (William Wordsworth)
  • And far and wide the icy summit blazed .
  • * , chapter=1
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path […]. It twisted and turned,
  • To make a thing shine like a flame.
  • To mark or cut (a route, especially through vegetation), or figuratively, to set a precedent for the taking-on of a challenge.
  • (slang) To smoke marijuana.
  • * Most commonly used in the infinitive, simple present, or simple past:
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  • * Or less commonly, in the present progressive:
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  • carbon

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia carbon)
  • (label) The chemical element (symbol C) with an atomic number of 6.
  • A sheet of carbon paper.
  • * 1939 , (Raymond Chandler), (The Big Sleep) , Penguin 2011, p. 51:
  • He stepped back and opened his bag and took out a printed pad of D.O.A. forms and began to write over a carbon .
  • A carbon copy.
  • A fossil fuel that is made of impure carbon such as coal or charcoal.
  • Carbon dioxide, in the context of global warming and climate change.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-04-25, author= Martin Lukacs
  • , volume=190, issue=20, page=13, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Canada becoming launch-pad of a global tar sands and oil shale frenzy , passage=If Alberta’s reserves are a carbon bomb, this global expansion of tar sands and oil shale exploitation amounts to an escalating emissions arms race, the unlocking of a subterranean cache of weapons of mass ecological destruction.}}

    Derived terms

    * activated carbon * beta carbon nitride * carb-, carbo- * carbinol * carbinyl * * * * carbon anhydride * carbon arc * carbon audit * carbon-based * carbon bisulfide, carbon bisulphide * carbon black * carbon copy * carbon-copy * carbon cycle * carbon dating * carbon debt * carbon dioxide * carbon disulfide, carbon disulphide * carbon emissions trading * carbon fiber, carbon fibre * carbon fixation * carbon footprint * carbon group * carbonic * carbonise, carbonize * carbonite * carbonless * carbon literacy * carbon market * carbon microphone * carbon monoxide * carbon nanofiber * carbon nanofoam * carbon nanotube * carbon-neutral * carbon-nitrogen cycle * carbon offset * carbonometer * carbonous * carbon oxide * carbon oxychloride * carbon oxysulfide, carbon oxysulphide * carbon paper * carbon printing * carbon process * carbon resistor * carbon sequestering * carbon star * carbon steel * carbon suboxide * carbon tax * carbon tetrabromide * carbon tetrachloride * carbon tetrafluoride * carbon tetraiodide * carbon trade * carbon transmitter * carbonyl * Carborundum * carboxyl * carburet * chlorocarbon * chlorofluorocarbon * chromo-carbon * ferrocarbon * fluorocarbon * fluorochlorohydrocarbon * glassy carbon * halocarbon * hydrocarbon * sulfide of carbon, sulphide of carbon * radiocarbon

    See also

    (carbon related terms) * aggregated diamond nanorod * amorphous carbon * buckminsterfullerene * ceraphite * chaoite * charcoal * coal * diamond * fullerene * graphite * lamp black * lead * lonsdaleite * soot * steel ----