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silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt) atomic number 11 , Na , sodium
light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine) atomic number 12 , magnesium , Mg
widely cultivated South African perennial having flower heads with orange to flame-colored rays Barberton daisy , Gerbera jamesonii , Transvaal daisy
coal, mineral, with smoky yellow flame bituminous coal , soft coal
rich in tarry hydrocarbons; burns readily with a smoky yellow flame bituminous coal , soft coal
strong flame that burns brightly blaze , blazing
burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame blowlamp , blowtorch , torch
tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat blowpipe , blow tube , blowtube
flame for lab experiments Bunsen burner
lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting calcium light , limelight
implement with a small cup at the end of a handle; used to extinguish the flame of a candle candlesnuffer
bituminous coal that burns with a luminous flame cannel coal
genus of Australian twining vines and small shrubs: flame peas Chorizema , genus Chorizema
shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia Citrus reticulata , mandarin , mandarin orange , mandarin orange tree
flame, to extinguish a douse , quench , snuff
sudden burst of flame flare
burst of flame flare
burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame gas burner , gas jet
oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney hurricane lamp , hurricane lantern , storm lamp , storm lantern , tornado lantern
flame glowing gently, of a lambent
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