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flare

US [fler]
UK [fleə(r)]
  • n.照明弹;(短暂的)旺火;(摇曳的)光;(闪耀的)火光
  • v.加剧;(短暂)烧旺;(摇曳着)燃烧;(火光)闪耀
  • Web闪光;耀斑;闪烁
Plural Form:flares  Present Participle:flaring  Past Tense:flared  
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v.
1.
[i]
(短暂)烧旺;(摇曳着)燃烧;(火光)闪耀to burn brightly, but usually for only a short time or not steadily
The match flared and went out.
火柴闪亮了一下就熄了。
The fire flared into life.
火旺了起来。
Colour flared in her cheeks.
她两颊泛起了红晕。
2.
[i]
~ (up)
突发;加剧to suddenly start or become much stronger
Violence flared when the police moved in.
警察逼近时爆发了暴力行为。
Tempers flared towards the end of the meeting.
会议快结束时群情激愤。
3.
[t][i]
(+ speech)
发怒地说;粗暴地说to say sth in an angry and aggressive way
‘You should have told me!’ she flared at him.
“你应该告诉我的!”她气冲冲地对他说。
4.
[i]
底部展开;呈喇叭形to become wider towards the bottom
The sleeves are tight to the elbow, then flare out.
袖子在肘部收紧,接着逐渐展开。
5.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
(尤指因气愤)使(鼻孔)张开,(鼻孔)张开if a person or an animalflares their nostrils(= the openings at the end of the nose) , or if their nostrilsflare , they become wider, especially as a sign of anger
The horse backed away, its nostrils flaring with fear.
马向后惊退,吓得鼻翼扇动。
n.
1.
[ususing]
(短暂的)旺火;(摇曳的)光;(闪耀的)火光a bright but unsteady light or flame that does not last long
The flare of the match lit up his face.
火柴的光照亮了他的脸。
2.
闪光装置;闪光信号灯;照明弹a device that produces a bright flame, used especially as a signal; a flame produced in this way
The ship sent up distress flares to attract the attention of the coastguard.
这艘船点起了遇险信号以引起海岸警卫队的注意。
3.
逐渐展开;喇叭形a shape that becomes gradually wider
a skirt with a slight flare
下摆略张的裙子
4.
[pl]
(informal)
喇叭裤trousers/pants that become very wide at the bottom of the legs
a pair of flares
一条喇叭裤

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