verb (used without object), flared, flar·ing.
verb (used with object), flared, flar·ing.
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Origin of flare
OTHER WORDS FROM flareoutflare, verb (used with object), out·flared, out·flar·ing.un·flared, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH flareflair, flare
Example sentences from the Web for flare
In the right circumstances, Google Photos' effects are more than enough to add a little flare to your pics.Google Photos is better at image editing than you think|Harry Guinness|November 17, 2020|Popular Science
A tearing and reforming magnetic field could beam out radio waves directly, or a bursting crust could launch eruptions of particles analogous to solar flares, which could in turn cause FRBs.Astronomers have traced mysterious radio waves to a source in our own galaxy|Charlie Wood|November 4, 2020|Popular Science
Several of them have been pelted with rocks and shot at with flare guns.The Lobster Attacks Striking at Canada’s Friendly Image|Charu Kasturi|October 29, 2020|Ozy
From the delightful to the experimental to the just plain boring, she and Neil evaluate how the major leagues handle the extra flare of marking championship teams’ jerseys.
This will create light streaks or solar flares that can add a fun touch.
The (very wealthy) de la Renta women wore bold colors, flared sleeves, full-bodied skirts and trousers.Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82|Tim Teeman|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A highlight was the lone feline gender-bender: a brown male Bengal wearing a flared party skirt.Kitty CATure Fashion Show, An Amazing Dog and Cat Fashion Show, Happened In New York This Weekend|Lori-Lee Emshey|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This family conflict has flared on and off for the last two decades.Nicaragua’s President Accused of Sex Abuse by His Stepdaughter|Mac Margolis|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Days after the controversy first flared, feelings about the ad were still raw in the evangelical community.Melissa Harris-Perry and the Firestorm Over ‘Collective’ Parenting|David Freedlander|April 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Things that flew and things that blew, smoke and lights that flared, and lots and lots of history.Olympics Opening-Ceremonies Review: Hats Off, Danny Boy|Simon Schama|July 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Well, I'm not a beggar and I'm not hinting for your money," flared Beryl.Red-Robin|Jane Abbott
On the floor was a slightly yellowed spot where the impressor had flared and vanished.Instant of Decision|Gordon Randall Garrett
They flared through emptiness where the Mahon jet had been but now was not.The Machine That Saved The World|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
So I flared up and said the guilty must be punished; that the law must take its course.Missing at Marshlands|Cleo Garis
He could never have found the temerity to demand the information if the music had not flared with such dare-deviltry.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for flare
- a blaze of light or fire used to illuminate, identify, alert, signal distress, etc
- the device producing such a blaze
- the unwanted light reaching the image region of an optical device by reflections inside the instrument, etc
- the fogged area formed on a negative by such reflectionsSee also solar flare