Flare


Flare

Flare may refer to:

In culture and the arts

*Flare (magazine), a Canadian fashion and style magazine
*Flare (breakdance move), a move employed in breakdancing
*Mylene Flare Jenius (ミレーヌF ジーナス, Mirēnu F. Jīnasu), a fictional character in the Macross universe
*A Black magic spell featured throughout the Final Fantasy series
*Flare (science fiction novel) by Roger Zelazny and Thomas Timoux Thomas
*Bell-bottoms are a style of trousers sometimes referred to as 'flares'
*The Flares, a doo wop group
*Fully Flared, a skateboarding film by Lakai

In science and medicine

*Flare (pyrotechnic), a luminous device often used for signaling
*Flare (countermeasure), an aerial countermeasure against heat-seeking missiles
*In aviation, the rotation of the aircraft's nose up, used at the final part of landing to arrest the descent rate before touch down is referred to as a 'flare'
*A Wing-In-Ground effect vehicle, also known as a "flarecraft"
*The re-occurrence of symptoms after a period of remission in fibromyalgia, Crohn's disease and Lupus erythematosus.
*Solar flare, an eruption of plasma from the surface of the sun
*Satellite flare, a phenomenon caused by the reflective surfaces on satellites
*Xara Flare a file format in computing
*Flare, a help authoring tool published by MadCap Software
*In plumbing, the expansion flare on the end of a pipe; see flare fitting
*Flare Technology, a corporation
*Gas flare or "flare stack", a type of chimney
*Lens flare, a phenomenon which occurs when observing bright sources of light
*Flare, a parachute landing manoeuvre

ee also

* Flair


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  • flare — ● flare nom masculin (anglais flare, flamboiement) Variation rapide et irrégulière de la luminosité d une étoile. ● flare (expressions) nom masculin (anglais flare, flamboiement) Étoile à flares, synonyme de étoile à sursauts. ● flare (synonymes) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • flare — (izg. flȇr) m DEFINICIJA astron. iznenadna, kratkotrajna, ali uočljiva pojačanja svjetlosti u okolini Sunčevih pjega SINTAGMA flare path (izg. flare pȃt) term. osvijetljeni dio aerodromske piste; poletno slijetna staza; flare spektar emisijski… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Flare — Flare, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flaring}.] [Cf. Norw. flara to blaze, flame, adorn with tinsel, dial. Sw. flasa upp, and E. flash, or flacker.] 1. To burn with an unsteady or waving flame; as, the candle flares. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flare — (englisch für Aufflackern oder Lichtschein) bezeichnet Flare (Täuschkörper), ein Ablenksystem gegen Lenkwaffen Iridium Flare, eine durch Reflexion von Sonnenlicht an einem Iridium Satelliten erzeugte Leuchterscheinung am Himmel Lens Flare, in der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • flare-up — [flerup΄] n. 1. a sudden outburst of flame 2. a sudden, brief outburst of anger, trouble, etc. * * * flare up (flârʹŭp ) n. 1. A sudden outbreak of flame or light: a flare up of the embers. 2. An outburst or eruption: a flare …   Universalium

  • Flare —   [fleə, englisch] das, s/ s, eine plötzliche Erhöhung der Strahlung eines Sterns; speziell ein intensiver, stürmisch verlaufender Strahlungsausbruch in der Chromosphäre der Sonne, der im Zusammenhang mit Sonnenflecken auftritt (Sonneneruption,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flare-up — flare ups N COUNT: usu a N of/in n If there is a flare up of violence or of an illness, it suddenly starts or gets worse. There s been a flare up of violence in South Africa. ...a flare up in her arthritis …   English dictionary

  • flare up — {v.} 1. To burn brightly for a short time especially after having died down. * /The fire flared up again and then died./ 2. To become suddenly angry. * /The mayor flared up at the reporter s remark./ * /The mother flared up at her children./ 3.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flare up — {v.} 1. To burn brightly for a short time especially after having died down. * /The fire flared up again and then died./ 2. To become suddenly angry. * /The mayor flared up at the reporter s remark./ * /The mother flared up at her children./ 3.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Flare — Flare, n. Leaf of lard. Pig s flare. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English