Meaning of FLARE in English

FLARE

noun leaf of lard.

2. flare ·vi to be exposed to too much light.

3. flare ·noun an unsteady, broad, offensive light.

4. flare ·noun a spreading outward; as, the flare of a fireplace.

5. flare ·vi to burn with an unsteady or waving flame; as, the candle flares.

6. flare ·vi to shine out with a sudden and unsteady light; to emit a dazzling or painfully bright light.

7. flare ·vi to shine out with gaudy colors; to flaunt; to be offensively bright or showy.

8. flare ·vi to open or spread outwards; to project beyond the perpendicular; as, the sides of a bowl flare; the bows of a ship flare.

9. flare ·add. ·noun a defect in a photographic objective such that an image of the stop, or diaphragm, appears as a fogged spot in the center of the developed negative.

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