Blazing vs Roasting - What's the difference?

blazing | roasting |


As verbs the difference between blazing and roasting

is that blazing is while roasting is .

As adjectives the difference between blazing and roasting

is that blazing is very fast while roasting is very hot.

As nouns the difference between blazing and roasting

is that blazing is the act of something that blazes or burns while roasting is the act by which something is roasted.

blazing

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Very fast.
  • (sarcastically) Very slow.
  • Garden snails move at a blazing speed of about .03 miles per hour.
  • (slang, of a person) Sexually attractive.
  • The actress, with her perfectly-curved body, was simply blazing in her new movie!
  • Of tremendous intensity or fervor; white-hot.
  • It was a performance of blazing ferocity.
  • (colloquial) Exceedingly angry.
  • I've became so blazing that I can't control myself properly

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of something that blazes or burns.
  • the blazings of many fires

    roasting

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Very hot
  • The day started out cool, but by noon it was roasting

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is roasted.
  • * 1885 , Henry Marion Howe, Copper smelting (page 15)
  • These elements are expelled more completely by a large number of comparatively incomplete roastings (alternated, of course, with smeltings) than by a smaller number of extremely thorough roastings

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