Meaning of 炽

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(Trad.: 熾)
Pinyin: chì
English Definition: to burn; to blaze; splendid; illustrious
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
    • [ zhī ] only, merely, just
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Example Words
炽热 chì red-hot; glowing; blazing; (fig.) passionate
炽烈 chì liè burning fiercely; flaming; blazing
白炽灯 bái chì dēng incandescent light
白炽 bái chì white heat; incandescence
炽热火山云 chì huǒ shān yún nuée ardente; hot cloud of volcanic ash
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Example Sentences
What we can tell you is that we have a great team working on Blazing Angels for the PS3 and they are having a lot of fun developing the game.
The sun is a large blazing ball, a million times larger than the earth.
They know that is their whole nobility, and it is useless to speak in relation to them of hidden misfortune or the ashes of disillusion.
In 1907, he made a photograph of two ladies in dazzling white dresses getting into a carriage at the Longchamp racetrack - an early signal that he had an instinct for couture.
You are the Light of the World, blazing forth from your One Heart, radiating with the purity of the Divine that you are!