Flare

A sudden eruption of energy on the solar DISK lasting minutes to hours, from which radiation and particles are emitted.

Flare

[ship] Flare is the angle at which a ship`s hull plate or planking departs from the vertical in an outward direction with increasing height. A flared hull typically has a deck area larger than its cross-sectional area at the waterline. Most vessels have some degree of flare above the waterline. Advantages of hull flare can include improveme...
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flare

A sudden eruption of energy on the solar disk lasting minutes to hours, from which radiation and particles are emitted.
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Flare

The act of pulling down the brakes of the canopy in order to slow it down, resulting in an increased angle of attack and reduced descent rate
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Flare

A control device that burns hazardous materials to prevent their release into the environment; may operate continuously or intermittently, usually on top of a stack.
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Flare

Non-image-forming light scattered by reflections within a lens or enlarger/camera interior which reduces image contrast and detail. Flare can affect film by causing a lowering of image contrast. (see Contrast, Distortion, Multicoating & Hood)
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flare

[n] - reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation 2. [n] - a shape that spreads outward 3. [n] - a sudden burst of flame 4. [n] - a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate 5. [v] - shine with a sudden light 6. [v] - burn brightly 7. [v] - become suddenly excited or angry
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flare

Flare is a general description of a variety of ghost images, colour spots, halos and haze that appear in the final image and in many cases is a result of a direct sunlight or other strong light hits directly the front element of your lens, even when outside of the frame of the picture.
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Flare

(i) A pyrotechnic flare attached to the underside of the wing of an aeroplane to illuminate the ground for a night landing. Parachute flares are used to illuminate targets for night bombing.
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Flare

An overall decrease in contrast caused by light being reflected off, instead of transmitted through, a lens surface; controllable through the use of multilayer coating of individual lens elements in a lens; aggravated by unclean lens surfaces on front and rear lens elements or filters.
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Flare

The soft effect visible in a picture resulting from stray light which passes through the lens but is not focused to form the primary image. Flare can be controlled by using optical coating, light baffles and low reflection surfaces , or a lens hood.
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Flare

Flare intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Flared ; present participle & verbal noun Flaring .] [ Confer Norw. flara to blaze, flame, adorn with tinsel, dial. Swedish flasa upp , and English flash , or ...
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Flare

Flare noun 1. An unsteady, broad, offensive light. 2. A spreading outward; as, the flare of a fireplace.
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Flare

Flare noun Leaf of lard. 'Pig's flare .' Dunglison.
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Flare

Flare noun (Photog.) 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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flare

<microscopy> Unwanted light in an optical instrument that arises by reflection at lens surfaces (including the observer's eyeglasses) and lens barrel, etc., and sometimes from lens aberration. ... Flare reduces image contrast and may form undesirable focused images and hot spots. Flare in a microscope is reduced by immersion of the condenser ...
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flare

noun (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
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flare

noun a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification
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flare

noun a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
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flare

flame up verb burn brightly; `Every star seemed to flare with new intensity`
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flare

(flār) a diffuse area of redness on the skin around the point of application of an irritant, due to vasomotor reaction. a red streak or patchy urticaria along a vein, usually associated with the intravenous infusion of a hypotonic solution or of certain medications. It normally disappears within one t...
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Flare

• (n.) A spreading outward; as, the flare of a fireplace. • (v. i.) To shine out with a sudden and unsteady light; to emit a dazzling or painfully bright light. • (n.) An unsteady, broad, offensive light. • (v. i.) To burn with an unsteady or waving flame; as, the candle flares. • (n.) Leaf of lard. • (v. i.) To open o...
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flare

(from the article `petroleum refining`) One of the prominent features of every oil refinery and petrochemical plant is a tall stack with a small flame burning at the top. This stack, called ...
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flare

combustible device used to emit a dazzlingly bright light for signaling or illumination on railroads and highways and in military operations. In ... [1 related articles]
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flare

Type: Term Pronunciation: flār Definitions: 1. A gradual tapering or spreading outward. 2. A diffuse redness of the skin extending beyond the local reaction to the application of an irritant; it is due to dilation of the arterioles and capillaries; depends upon an axon reflex set up by the liberation of a histaminelike substance in skin when i...
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