Definition of flameless in US English:



  • See flame

    • ‘What kept you going was an innate vital heat, a flameless flame.’
    • ‘The building's facade was Art Deco, with motifs in raised stucco - a stylized eagle, and two side panels with elongated, flameless Olympic torches topped by geometric designs.’
    • ‘Tetra smiled, and they took seats in a couple of high-backed armchairs in front of the fireplace, which was currently flameless.’
    • ‘He invented numerous other things as well, including battery-heated gloves and a flameless cigarette lighter, and was as proud of his many patents as he was of all his awards as a performer.’
    • ‘They require no refrigeration or freezing, utensils or heat source before consuming, although they can be warmed with a flameless ration heater.’