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After graduating from flares and platforms in the early 1970s, I started drama school wearing a pair of khaki dungarees with one of my Dad's Army shirts, accessorised by a cat's basket doubling as a handbag. Very Lady Gaga.
Jenny Eclair

Meaning of "flares" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FLARES

flares  [flɛəz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FLARES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Flares is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FLARES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

flares

Flare

A flare, also sometimes called a fusee, is a type of pyrotechnic that produces a brilliant light or intense heat without an explosion. Flares are used for signalling, illumination, or defensive countermeasures in civilian and military applications. Flares may be ground pyrotechnics, projectile pyrotechnics, or parachute-suspended to provide maximum illumination time over a large area. Projectile pyrotechnics may be dropped from aircraft, fired from rocket or artillery, or deployed by flare guns or handheld percussive tubes.

Definition of flares in the English dictionary

The definition of flares in the dictionary is trousers with legs that widen below the knee.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FLARES


affairs
əˈfɛəz
airs
ɛəz
anywheres
ˈɛnɪˌwɛəz
backstairs
ˈbækˈstɛəz
douzepers
ˈduːzˌpɛəz
downstairs
ˈdaʊnˈstɛəz
housewares
ˈhaʊsˌwɛəz
pairs
pɛəz
Roulers
ruːˈlɛəz
stairs
stɛəz
theirs
ðɛəz
there´s
ðɛəz
unawares
ˌʌnəˈwɛəz
upstairs
ˈʌpˈstɛəz
wares
wɛəz
warez
wɛəz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FLARES

flapperish
flapping
flappy
flaptrack
flare
flare path
flare star
flare-up
flareback
flared
flaringly
flary
flaser
flash
flash burn
flash card
flash drive
flash eliminator
flash fiction
flash flood

WORDS THAT END LIKE FLARES

A shares
Antares
Baleares
Benares
date squares
food shares
founders´ shares
go shares
growth shares
least squares
Linares
nares
Olivares
ordinary shares
penny shares
preference shares
preferred ordinary shares
primus inter pares
Soares

Synonyms and antonyms of flares in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FLARES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «flares» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of flares

Translation of «flares» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FLARES

Find out the translation of flares to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of flares from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «flares» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

耀斑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bengalas
570 millions of speakers

English

flares
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

flares
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مشاعل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вспышки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

flares
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অগ্নিতরঙ্গ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fusées
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Suar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fackeln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フレア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

플레어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Flares
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pháo sáng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எரிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Flares
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fişekleri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

razzi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

flary
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спалахи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rachete de semnalizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φωτοβολίδες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

fakkels
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bloss
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

flares
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of flares

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FLARES»

The term «flares» is quite widely used and occupies the 23.533 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FLARES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about flares

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4 QUOTES WITH «FLARES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word flares.
1
Katy B
Things go in cycles. It's like fashion, like flares go out then skinny jeans come in, people want something fresh. It's the strongest ever urban scene at the moment and I hope it can progress and keep getting stronger and be the base for something larger.
2
Jenny Eclair
After graduating from flares and platforms in the early 1970s, I started drama school wearing a pair of khaki dungarees with one of my Dad's Army shirts, accessorised by a cat's basket doubling as a handbag. Very Lady Gaga.
3
Paul Engle
Soldiers of the American Revolution fought that 18th century war with heavy muskets. In the early 20th century, we kids fought it every Fourth of July not only with exploding powder and shimmering flares, but with all of our senses.
4
Gilda Radner
The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what happens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FLARES»

Discover the use of flares in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to flares and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
What to do when your temper flares: a kid's guide to ...
Using activities and interactive projects, instructs readers on ways to control angry thoughts and actions.
Dawn Huebner, 2008
2
The Physics of Solar Flares
The authors explore solar flares by applying physics and theoretical investigations.
Einar Tandberg-Hanssen, A. Gordon Emslie, 1988
3
Flares of Memory: Stories of Childhood During the Holocaust
Contains memories of childhood during the Holocaust, recalling the humiliation, suffering, and triumph experienced by children as they endured mistreatment at the hands of the Nazis.
Anita Brostoff, Sheila Chamovitz, 2002
4
Physical Processes in Solar Flares
This goal is complicated because information about the flare mechanism can be obtained only in an indirect way by studying the secondary effects. This book provides three stages in the solution of the solar flare problem.
B.V. Somov, 1992
5
X-ray Flares in Gamma-Ray Bursts
Data from the Swift mission have now shown that flares are a common component of Gamma-Ray Burst afterglows, appearing in roughly 50% of GRBs to which Swift slews promptly and in all phases of GRBs.
David C. Morris, 2008
6
Solar Flares: What You Need to Know: A Special from ...
As bestselling author Whitley Strieber explores in this urgent new work, a powerful solar flare could demolish our electrical delivery system, wiping away centuries of civilization in minutes and drastically changing our world.
Whitley Strieber, 2012
7
Particle Acceleration and Kinematics in Solar Flares: A ...
In this review we attempt to bridge this yawning gap and aim to present the recent developments in solar flare high-energy physics from a physical point of view, structuring the observations and analysis results according to physical ...
Markus Aschwanden, 2002
8
Sex and Solar Flares
Can a fearless fairy seduce a stuffy scientist?After crash-landing into the sexiest man on Earth, apprentice fairy Aurora abandons her assigned task in favor of seduction.
Larissa Lyons, 2010
9
Flares and flashes: proceedings of IAU Colloquium no. 151, ...
This book is therefore a unique source for those who want to get a complete picture of this fascinating part of modern astrophysics.
Jochen Greiner, Hilmar W. Duerbeck, Roald Gershberg, 1995
10
The Inventions of Martha Coston: Signal Flares That Saved ...
Chronicles the work of Martha Coston to perfect and market signal flares to the U.S. Navy and abroad.
Holly Cefrey, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FLARES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term flares is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Fried chicken fire flares in Mill Valley
A fire that flared from a pan of frying chicken created a mess for a Mill Valley homemaker who made matters worse by trying to put out the blaze ... «Marin Independent Journal, Jul 15»
2
Lorain Schools feud flares anew between board member, attorney
LORAIN — In the latest salvo in a long-running feud between the two men, Board of Education attorney Anthony Giardini is questioning ... «Chronicle-Telegram, Jul 15»
3
X-Ray Probe Spots Tiny Flares Heating The Sun
Sensitive detectors aimed at the sun show how tiny flares could contribute to its heating processes. July 9, 2015 by Evan Thomas. Typically, you shouldn't point ... «Newsy, Jul 15»
4
Violence flares in Ulster as the Twelfth looms
A SPATE of attacks on Orange Halls in Northern Ireland has led to fears of sectarian violence leading up to this weekend's “Twelfth” ... «Church Times, Jul 15»
5
Bill Cosby issue flares anew after 2005 deposition is released
The legal team for comedian Bill Cosby warned a Pennsylvania judge last month that if decade-old court documents stemming from a sexual ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
6
Civilian Review Board Debate Flares Before Council Delay
After years of give and take, negotiations over legal terms and the rise of police misconduct as a national issue, it appeared the Memphis City ... «Memphis Daily News, Jul 15»
7
Midwestern's Quest for Zero Gas Flares
Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that Midwestern Oil and Gas Company has not only promised to ultimately end gas flaring in its host community at ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
8
Skinny jeans vs flares: Which is best?
The fashion world is doing its best to move us on from skinnies to flares but opinion on the street is strongly divided. Paula Burns is having none ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
9
Morning MoneyBeat: Volatility Poised to Rise as Greek Drama Flares
Morning MoneyBeat is the Journal's pre-market primer packed with market updates, insights and must-read news links. To receive this morning ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
10
Niagara fire flares up on 4th of July near Detroit Lake
Niagara fire flares up on 4th of July near Detroit Lake. By News Staff Published: Jul 5, 2015 at 11:41 AM PDT Last Updated: Jul 5, 2015 at 4:18 PM PDT ... «KMTR NewsSource 16, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Flares [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/flares>. Nov 2019 ».
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