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Definition of FLARE

noun : FLARE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a shape that spreads outward; "the skirt had a wide flare" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a sudden burst of flame ;

  • 4. (

    ) reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation ;

  • 5. (

    ) a sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms; "a colitis flare"; "infection can cause a lupus flare" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference ;

  • 7. (

    ) am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection) ;

  • 8. (

    ) a sudden outburst of emotion; "she felt a flare of delight"; "she could not control her flare of rage" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification ;

  • 10. (

    ) a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines; "he threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss" ;

  • 11. (

    ) (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield ;

verb : FLARE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) become flared and widen, usually at one end; "The bellbottom pants flare out" ;

  • 3. (

    ) shine with a sudden light; "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment" ;


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