HyperDic: flare

English > 15 senses of the word flare:
NOUNshapeflare, flaira shape that spreads outward
processflarea sudden burst of flame
communicationflare, flasha burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
stateflarereddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation
stateflarea sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms
phenomenonflare, solar flarea sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface
phenomenonflaream unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection)
communicationflarea sudden outburst of emotion
artifactflarea device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification
actflare, flare passa short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines
actflare(baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
VERBweatherflare, flame up, blaze up, burn upburn brightly
changeflare, flare outbecome flared and widen, usually at one end
weatherflare, flameshine with a sudden light
changeflare, erupt, irrupt, flare up, break open, burst outerupt or intensify suddenly
flare > pronunciation
Soundsfleh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA shape that spreads outward.
Example"the skirt had a wide flare"
Synonymflair
Broadershape, formThe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
Spanishvuelo
Catalanvol
Verbsflarebecome flared and widen, usually at one end
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningA sudden burst of flame.
Broaderfire, flame, flamingThe process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
Spanishllamarada
Verbsflareburn brightly
flareshine with a sudden light
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA burst of light used to communicate or illuminate.
Synonymflash
NarrowerBengal lightA steady bright blue light
Very light, Very-lightA colored flare fired from a Very pistol
star shellAn artillery shell containing an illuminant
Broadervisual signalA signal that involves visual communication
Spanishdestello, fogonazo
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 4, state
Meaningreddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation.
BroadererythrodermaAny skin disorder involving abnormal redness
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 5, state
MeaningA sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms.
Examples
  • "a colitis flare"
  • "infection can cause a lupus flare"
BroaderattackA sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
Spanisherupción
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 6, phenomenon
MeaningA sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference.
Synonymsolar flare
Broadersolar radiationRadiation from the sun
Spanisherupción solar
Catalanerupció solar
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 7, phenomenon
MeaningAm unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection).
Broaderreflection, reflexionThe phenomenon of a propagating / propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningA sudden outburst of emotion.
Examples
  • "she felt a flare of delight"
  • "she could not control her flare of rage"
Broadereffusion, gush, outburst, blowup, ebullitionAn unrestrained / unrestrained expression / expression of emotion
Spanishllamarada
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification.
Narrowerfusee, fuzeeA colored flare used as a warning signal by trucks and trains
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 10, act
MeaningA short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines.
Example"he threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss"
Synonymflare pass
Broaderforward pass, aerialA pass to a receiver downfield / downfield from the passer
English > flare: 15 senses > noun 11, act
Meaning(baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield.
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderfly, fly ball(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
English > flare: 15 senses > verb 1, weather
MeaningBurn brightly.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
Synonymsflame up, blaze up, burn up
Broaderburn, combustUndergo combustion
Spanisharder, llamear
Nounsflarea sudden burst of flame
English > flare: 15 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome flared and widen, usually at one end.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The bellbottom pants flare out"
Synonymflare out
BroaderwidenBecome broader or wider or more extensive
Catalanacampanar, brillar, fulgurar
Nounsflarea shape that spreads outward
English > flare: 15 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningshine with a sudden light.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelLights flare on the horizon; The horizon is flareing with lights
Example"The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
Synonymflame
Broadershine, beamemit light
Spanisharder
Nounsflarea sudden burst of flame
English > flare: 15 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningerupt or intensify suddenly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example "Tempers flared at the meeting"
Synonymserupt, irrupt, flare up, break open, burst out
Broaderintensify, deepenBecome more intense
Spanishencenderse, estallar
Catalanencendre, esclatar

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