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  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 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) …

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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 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… …

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 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 …

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  • 7 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,… …

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  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 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.… …

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  • 10 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.… …

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  • 11 Flare — Flare, n. Leaf of lard. Pig s flare. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Flare — Flare, n. 1. An unsteady, broad, offensive light. [1913 Webster] 2. A spreading outward; as, the flare of a fireplace. [1913 Webster] 3. (Photog.) A defect in a photographic objective such that an image of the stop, or diaphragm, appears as a… …

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  • 13 flare-up — n 1.) a situation in which someone suddenly becomes angry or violent ▪ Apart from one or two flare ups the match went fairly smoothly. 2.) a situation in which someone suddenly has problems because of a disease or illness after not having any… …

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  • 14 flare — [fler] vi. flared, flaring [ME fleare < ?] 1. a) to blaze up with a sudden, bright light b) to burn unsteadily, as a flame whipped about by the wind 2. to burst out suddenly in anger, violence, etc.: often with up or out 3 …

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  • 15 Flare-up — n. 1. A sudden burst of anger or passion; an angry dispute. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden bursting into flame; a flaring. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 16 flare-up — əp n a sudden increase in the symptoms of a latent or subsiding disease <a flare up of malaria> …

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  • 17 Flare — 〈[flɛ:(r)] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Astron.〉 plötzliche, in Form von »Feuerlanzen« auftretende, chromosphärische Strahlung, die im Zusammenhang mit Sonnenflecken vorkommt [Etym.: zu engl. flare »flackern, leuchten, lodern«] …

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  • 18 Flare — [flɛ:ɐ̯, engl. fleə] das; s, s <aus engl. flare »Ausbruch«, eigtl. »flackerndes Licht«> ein in einem Störungsgebiet der Sonne plötzlich auftretender Strahlungsausbruch (Astron.) …

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  • 19 flare-up — flare ,up noun count 1. ) an occasion when people suddenly start behaving in an angry or violent way: A flare up along the border threatened the peace talks. 2. ) an occasion when a disease suddenly returns after you have not had it for some time …

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  • 20 flare — (v.) mid 16c., originally spread out (hair), of unknown origin, perhaps from Du. vlederen. Related: Flared; flaring. The noun meaning bright, unsteady light is 1814, from the verb, which led to the sense of signal fire (1883). The notion of… …

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