Flare

  • 21flare — vb glare, flame, *blaze, glow Analogous words: dart, shoot (see FLY): flutter, flicker (see FLIT): rise, arise, *spring: *flash, glance, glint, coruscate, scintillate: kindle, *light, fire Antonyms: gutter out …

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  • 22flare — flare; flare·less; …

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  • 23flare — [v1] erupt, blow blaze, boil over, break out, burn, burn up, burst, dart, dazzle, explode, fire up, flash, flicker, flutter, fume, glare, glow, go off, lose control, rant, seethe, shimmer, shoot, waver; concepts 13,179,249 flare [v2] spread… …

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  • 24flare — ► NOUN 1) a sudden brief burst of flame or light. 2) a device producing a very bright flame as a signal or marker. 3) a gradual widening towards the hem of a garment. 4) (flares) trousers of which the legs widen from the knees down. ► VERB 1)… …

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  • 25flare — index burn, deflagrate, discharge (shot) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 26flare up — index deflagrate, outburst Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 27flare-up — index bluster (commotion), furor, outbreak Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 28flare — see flair …

    Modern English usage

  • 29flare-up — [n] sudden outbreak blowup, epidemic, eruption, explosion, gush, outburst, rise; concept 633 …

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  • 30flare-up — [flerup΄] n. 1. a sudden outburst of flame 2. a sudden, brief outburst of anger, trouble, etc …

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  • 31flare — flare1 [ fler ] noun * 1. ) count a bright flame that burns for a short time a ) a bright light or flame that burns steadily and is used as a signal in the dark 2. ) singular a shape that becomes wider at one end: a skirt with a slight flare a )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 32flare */ — I UK [fleə(r)] / US [fler] noun Word forms flare : singular flare plural flares 1) a) [countable] a bright flame that burns for a short time b) a bright light or flame that burns steadily and is used as a signal in the dark 2) [singular] a shape… …

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  • 33flare — [[t]fle͟ə(r)[/t]] flares, flaring, flared 1) N COUNT A flare is a small device that produces a bright flame. Flares are used as signals, for example on ships. ...a ship which had fired a distress flare. 2) VERB If a fire flares, the flames… …

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  • 34flare — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 bright unsteady light/flame; sudden feeling ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, sudden ▪ There was a sudden flare as a fuel tank exploded. ▪ bright ▪ solar …

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  • 35flare — flare1 [fleə US fler] v 1.) also flare up to suddenly begin to burn, or to burn more brightly for a short time ▪ The fire flared up again. 2.) [i]also flare up if strong feelings flare or flare up, people suddenly become angry, violent etc ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 36flare — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1580 1. a. a fire or blaze of light used especially to signal, illuminate, or attract attention; also a device or composition used to produce such a flare 2. an unsteady glaring light b. solar flare; also a …

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  • 37flare — 1. A gradual tapering or spreading outward. 2. A diffuse redness of the skin extending beyond the local reaction to the application of an irritant; it is due to dilation of the arterioles and capillaries; depends upon an axon reflex set up by the …

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  • 38flare — 1 verb 1 also flare up (I) to suddenly begin to burn, or to burn more brightly for a short time: The match flared in the darkness. 2 also flare up (I) if strong feelings flare or flare up, people suddenly become angry, violent etc: Violence has… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 39Flare — Facteur de flare Halos hexagonaux générés par un fort facteur de flare. Le facteur de flare est une aberration optique due à une diffusion parasite de la lumière à l intérieur d un objectif. Cette diffusion entraine une baisse générale du… …

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  • 40flare — n. 1) to light; shoot up a flare 2) to set out, set up a flare (they set up flares along the runway) 3) a parachute flare * * * [fleə] shoot up a flare setup a flare (they set up flares along the runway) a parachute flare to light to set out …

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