A flame (from Latin flamma) is the visible, gaseous part of a fire. It is caused by a highly exothermic reaction taking place in a thin zone. Some flames, such as the flame of a burning candle, are hot enough to have ionized gaseous components and can be considered plasma. There is, however, disagreement on this subject.

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Flames in Microgravity
... that gravity plays an indirect role in flame formation and composition ... The common distribution of a flame under normal gravity conditions depends on convection, as soot tends to rise to the top of a flame (such as in a ... orbit, natural convection no longer occurs and the flame becomes spherical, with a tendency to become bluer and more efficient ...
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... "A New Flame" A New Flame 357 4 ... "It's Only Love" A New Flame 352 6 ... "You've Got It" A New Flame 357 2 ...
Slade In Flame - Synopsis
... Slade In Flame charts the history of "Flame" a fictitious group in the late 1960s who are picked up by a marketing company and taken to the top, only to break up at their zenith ... The film begins with the future members of Flame playing in two rival bands, one with a singer named Jack Daniels (Alan Lake), and the other, The Undertakers, fronted by Stoker (Noddy Holder) ... Flame are formed from the two bands, with Charlie (Don Powell) joining on drums, making up the same line-up as the real-life Slade ...
The Flame
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