Torrid is a related term of flaming.
As adjectives the difference between torrid and flaming
is that torrid
is very hot and dry while flaming
is on fire with visible flames.
As a verb flaming is
As a noun flaming is
sterilization by holding an object in a hot flame.
Very hot and dry.
Full of intense emotions arising from sexual love; ardent and passionate.
Full of difficulty.
* torrid zone
On fire with visible flames.
(colloquial) Extremely obvious; visibly evident. Typically of a homosexual male.
- The flaming debris kept the firefighter well back, and the sparks threatened the neighborhood.
(British, colloquial) Damned, bloody.
- To call him a flaming homosexual would be an understatement, but I think he acts that way just to see people react.
- I wasted three hours in that flaming traffic jam!
* flame war
* flame bait
sterilization by holding an object in a hot flame
(internet slang) vitriolic criticism
- You can expect a flaming if you post irrelevant spam to a newsgroup.