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English Meaning(s) for 炎

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  1. -itis (indicating an inflammatory disease)

Definition and Synonyms for 炎

Fire a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning
Synonyms: 暖炉, , , ,
Blazing a strong flame that burns brightly
Synonyms: ,
Fire the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
Synonyms: ファイア, , , ,
Fire once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
Synonyms: ファイア, , , 火炎, ,

Meanings for each kanji in 炎

inflammation; flame; blaze Kanji Details »

Categories 炎 is a member of

Fireplace an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
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Burning a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
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Fire the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
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Element one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe
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Sample Sentences for 炎

My canker hurts, so I can't really eat.
I have a ulcer in my mouth.
I have ulcers in my mouth, so it's very painful when I eat.
Endometritis is a disease where bacteria enter the uterus and cause inflammation of the inner membrane.
I got gastroenteritis the other day, so I went to the hospital.

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