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flare

noun

1 flare

A shape that spreads outward:
— The skirt had a wide flare.

synonym: flair.

Polish: klosz



2 flare

A sudden burst of flame.

3 flare

A burst of light used to communicate or illuminate.

synonym: flash.

Dutch: vuurpijl

4 flare

Reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation.

5 flare

A sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms.

6 flare

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

synonym: solar flare.

Dutch: zonnevlam

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.

9 flare

A device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification.

Polish: flara

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.

synonym: flare pass.

11 flare

baseball A fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield.

verb

1 flare

Burn brightly:
— Every star seemed to flare with new intensity.

synonyms: blaze up, burn up, flame up.

Dutch: oplaaien, opvlammen

2 flare

Become flared and widen, usually at one end:
— The bellbottom pants flare out.

synonym: flare out.

3 flare

Shine with a sudden light:
— The night sky flared with the massive bombardment.

synonym: flame.

4 flare

Erupt or intensify suddenly:
— Tempers flared at the meeting.

synonyms: break open, burst out, erupt, flare up, irrupt.

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... show more

Roget 420: shine, glow, glitter; glister, glisten; twinkle, gleam; flare, flare up; glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, ... show more

Dutch: losbarsten, losbreken, uitbreken


Moby thesaurus: Roman candle, addition, adjunct, aggrandizement, aid to navigation, alarm, amber light, ampliation, amplification, anger, augmentation, backfire, bake, balefire, bang, be bright, be in heat, beacon, beacon fire, beam ... show more.

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