Meaning of FLARE in English


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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