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KK Pronunciation

〔 flєr,flær 〕


〔 flєә 〕

Overview of noun flare

The noun flare has 11 senses

  • flare, flair -- (a shape that spreads outward; "the skirt had a wide flare")

  • flare -- (a sudden burst of flame)

  • flare, flash -- (a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate)

  • flare -- (reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation)

  • flare -- (a sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms; "a colitis flare"; "infection can cause a lupus flare")

  • solar flare, flare -- (a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference)

  • flare -- (am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection))

  • flare -- (a sudden outburst of emotion; "she felt a flare of delight"; "she could not control her flare of rage")

  • flare -- (a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification)

  • flare pass, 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")

  • flare -- ((baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield)

Overview of verb flare

The verb flare has 4 senses

  • flare, flame up, blaze up, burn up -- (burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity")

  • flare out, flare -- (become flared and widen, usually at one end; "The bellbottom pants flare out")

  • flare, flame -- (shine with a sudden light; "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment")

  • erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out -- (erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism")