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flare US English

A sudden brief burst of bright flame or light

flare US Thesaurus

the flare of the match

flare-up US English

A sudden outburst of something, especially violence or a medical condition

flare star US English

A dwarf star that displays spasmodic outbursts of radiation, believed to be due to extremely intense flares

solar flare US English

A brief eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun’s surface, associated with sunspots and causing electromagnetic disturbances on the earth, as with radio frequency communications and power line transmissions

magnesium flare US English

A brilliant white flare containing metallic magnesium wire or ribbon

parachute flare US English

A pyrotechnic signal flare that is carried up into the air by a rocket and floats suspended from a small parachute

flare up in flare US Thesaurus

the wooden houses flared up like matchsticks