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Spamming vs. Flaming

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Spammingnoun

(internet) The act of sending unwanted electronic mail.

Flamingadjective

On fire with visible flames.

‘The flaming debris kept the firefighter well back, and the sparks threatened the neighborhood.’;

Spamming

Spamming is the use of messaging systems to send multiple unsolicited messages (spam) to large numbers of recipients for the purpose of commercial advertising, for the purpose of non-commercial proselytizing, for any prohibited purpose (especially the fraudulent purpose of phishing), or simply sending the same message over and over to the same user. While the most widely recognized form of spam is email spam, the term is applied to similar abuses in other media: instant messaging spam, Usenet newsgroup spam, Web search engine spam, spam in blogs, wiki spam, online classified ads spam, mobile phone messaging spam, Internet forum spam, junk fax transmissions, social spam, spam mobile apps, television advertising and file sharing spam.

Flamingadjective

Very bright and the color of flame.

Flamingadjective

(colloquial) Extremely obvious; visibly evident. Typically of a homosexual male.

‘To call him a flaming homosexual would be an understatement, but I think he acts that way just to see people react.’;

Flamingadjective

Damned, bloody.

‘I wasted three hours in that flaming traffic jam!’;

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Flamingnoun

An emission or application of fire; act of burning with flames.

Flamingnoun

Sterilization by holding an object in a hot flame.

Flamingnoun

(internet slang) Vitriolic criticism.

‘You can expect a flaming if you post irrelevant spam to a newsgroup.’;

Flamingadjective

Emitting flames; afire; blazing; consuming; illuminating.

Flamingadjective

Of the color of flame; high-colored; brilliant; dazzling.

Flamingadjective

Ardent; passionate; burning with zeal; irrepressibly earnest; as, a flaming proclomation or harangue.

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Flamingnoun

the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke;

‘fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries’;

Flamingadjective

resembling flame in brilliance or color;

‘maple trees ablaze in autumn’; ‘flaming autumn leaves’;

Flamingadjective

lighted up by or as by fire or flame;

‘forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning’; ‘even the car's tires were aflame’; ‘a night aflare with fireworks’; ‘candles alight on the tables’; ‘blazing logs in the fireplace’; ‘a burning cigarette’; ‘a flaming crackling fire’; ‘houses on fire’;

Flamingadjective

(used of persons) informal intensifiers;

‘what a bally (or blinking) nuisance’; ‘a bloody fool’; ‘a crashing bore’; ‘you flaming idiot’;

Flamingadjective

very intense;

‘a fiery temper’; ‘flaming passions’;

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