Definition of "Flare" :
noun: (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
noun: a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines
"He threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss."
noun: a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification
noun: a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
noun: a sudden outburst of emotion
"She felt a flare of delight."
noun: am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection)
noun: a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference
noun: a sudden burst of flame
noun: a shape that spreads outward
"The skirt had a wide flare."
noun: a sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms
"A colitis flare."
noun: reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation
verb: become flared and widen, usually at one end
"The bellbottom pants flare out."
verb: erupt or intensify suddenly
"Tempers flared at the meeting."
verb: burn brightly
"Every star seemed to flare with new intensity."
verb: shine with a sudden light
"The night sky flared with the massive bombardment."