v. i.1.To burn with an unsteady or waving flame; as, the candle flares.
[imp. & p. p. Flared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Flaring.]
2.To shine out with a sudden and unsteady light; to emit a dazzling or painfully bright light.
3.To shine out with gaudy colors; to flaunt; to be offensively bright or showy.
4.To be exposed to too much light.
5.To open or spread outwards; to project beyond the perpendicular; as, the sides of a bowl flare; the bows of a ship flare.
To flare up
to become suddenly heated or excited; to burst into a passion.
- Thackeray.
n.1.An unsteady, broad, offensive light.
2.A spreading outward; as, the flare of a fireplace.
3.(Photog.) A defect in a photographic objective such that an image of the stop, or diaphragm, appears as a fogged spot in the center of the developed negative.
1.Leaf of lard.
Noun1.flare - a shape that spreads outward; "the skirt had a wide flare"
Synonyms: flair
2.flare - a sudden burst of flame
3.flare - a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
Synonyms: flash
4.flare - reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation
5.flare - a sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms; "a colitis flare"; "infection can cause a lupus flare"
6.flare - a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference
Synonyms: solar flare
7.flare - am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection)
8.flare - a sudden outburst of emotion; "she felt a flare of delight"; "she could not control her flare of rage"
9.flare - a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification
10.flare - 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"
Synonyms: flare pass
11.flare - (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
Verb1.flare - burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
2.flare - become flared and widen, usually at one end; "The bellbottom pants flare out"
Synonyms: flare out
3.flare - shine with a sudden light; "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
Synonyms: flame
4.flare - erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
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flap down
Flap tile
Flap valve
Flapper skate
flapping router
-- Flare --
flare out
flare pass
flare path
flare star
flare up
flash back
Flash boiler
flash bulb
Flash burner
flash butt welding
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