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Translation of "flare" - English-Spanish dictionary

flare

verb   /fleər/
to burn brightly either for a short time or not regularly llamear The flame above the oil well flared (up) into the dark sky.1285
( also flare up) When something bad such as violence, pain, or anger flares (up), it suddenly starts or gets much worse. (of something bad) to suddenly start or get much worse estallar Violence flared up again last night. Tempers flared after a three-hour delay at the Airport yesterday.1972
to (cause to) become wider ensanchar(se) The horse’s nostrils flared. He flared his nostrils in rage. The skirt fits tightly over the hips and flares just below the knees.1806
noun   /fleər/
a sudden increase in the brightness of a fire destello, llamarada There was a sudden flare when she threw the petrol onto the fire.1284
a very bright light or coloured smoke that can be used as a signal, or a device that produces this bengala We set off a flare to help guide our rescuers.3020
flares UK
trousers that get wider below the knee pantalones acampanados 818
(Definition of flare from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

flare

verb /fleə/
to burn with a bright unsteady light llamear The candle flared.
(of a skirt, trousers etc) to become wider at the bottom edge acampanar a flared skirt.
flare up phrasal verb
suddenly to burn strongly encenderse The fire flared up.
(Definition of flare from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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