Translation of flare in Spanish:


bengala, n.

Pronunciation /flɛr//flɛː/


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    • 1.1(signal, marker light)

      bengala feminine
      (on runway, road) baliza feminine
      safety flares (feminine plural) luces de emergencia
      • Then, a flare shot up and signaled that the operation was to begin.
      • Attacks signaled by flares and coordinated remote mine attacks are not taught in training camps, but in military schools.
      • But by the time he got there the intruder had gone, stealing a number of items including a flare gun.
      • It can serve as a shotgun, an accurate big bore rifle, a handgun, and even as a flare gun.
      • I stumbled to the opening in the suit and pulled out one of the signal flares.
      • I walked over to the door, opened it a crack, and stuck my hand out holding the flare gun.
      • Aruna pulled out a flare gun, and fired it up into the sky.
      • One by one the marker flares went out, swallowed by the approaching mass.
      • Mr Long said in the past refuse collectors had found live gun cartridges and a distress flare among rubbish left out for them.
      • Signaling measures have included flare guns, cell phones, hand gestures, and other communicative means.
      • Fury ran up the mountain, then turned and launched a flare, her signal to begin.
      • Another pulse of adrenaline shot through her, though it was a wonder she had any left after the past occurrences, and Sydney closed her eyes and aimed the flare gun into the sky.
      • One of their missions was to fire illumination flares to aid commercial and military aircraft that were forced to ditch at sea.
      • A lost hunter with a flare gun, so goes the story, started the whole thing.
      • It's not a bad idea to include signaling devices such as mirrors, flares, etc., whether you are in a remote location or not!
      • If I had flares or some other signaling device, I might have been able to get help and medical attention to him sooner, without having to do something risky like blocking traffic.
      • However, it is known that military aircraft using the countermeasures tend to eject lots of flares, just to be on the safe side.
      • The weapons, imported from eastern Europe, have been adapted from a miniature distress flare gun and can hold two bullets.
      • Without these mittens, I would not have been able to even open the zipper on my survival vest, let alone try to work a flare or other signaling device.
      • Throughout the next four hours, we lit several smoke and flare signals, but the smoke dissipated each time in the trees before rising high enough to be effective.

    • 1.2

      (sudden light) destello masculine
      (flame) llamarada feminine
      • A narrow doorway of an old house - a dark room - then a sudden flare of video lights, like a flash of lightning.
      • A flare of lightning lit the dark sky to a bright lavender, then darkness ruled again.
      • I remember looking at him there, that shadowy figure sitting cross-legged on that cushion with his peaked ears twitching, his eyes flashing like a brief flare of sun off oil on water.
      • His big eyes glinted with a sudden flare of light and Teera turned to see the camp going up in flames.
      • The shadow warship exploded in a brilliant flare of yellow, orange, and white.
      • Keigen tried to find his friend in the dark, until a flare of light burst into flame beside him.
      • In addition, however, it has repeatedly witnessed a sky flickering with ultraviolet flares, bursts and fast-moving streaks.
      • Amber reacted, her own light flashing brighter, a flare of red.
      • He was abruptly cut off as a brief flare of red light flickered around Lexa.
      • The flares of light became more and more frequent, until they were solid.
      • A sudden flare of light caused her to raise her right arm protectively across her face.
      • Then comes the sudden flare of light from a thousand torches.
      • With each word her eyes turned bluer, and as she finished a flare of cerulean light blazed through my vision.
      • She flinched away from a flare of white light, which slowly resolved itself into her bedroom.
      • She blinked for a moment against the bright flare of lights that exploded in her eyes, and waited for it to clear.
      • A sudden flare of white light had the Paladin scrambling for his sword as a shadowed form draped in a cowl and cloak rose from the lake, mistily transparent.
      • Jonah desperately thumbed the lighter's switch one last time, and he was rewarded with a sudden flare of light.
      • In the brief flare, I could see the scared faces of those around me.
      • There was a brief flare of white light, and the Goddess vanished, leaving only a smattering of loose tinsel behind.
      • The brief flare of light showed him short hair, thin but not angular face, and dark eyes.

    • 1.3solar flareAstronomy

      erupción solar feminine
      • Note the white bands buried amid the black and gray sunspots, depicting the twin bands of the flare as it burst into view around the sunspots.
      • Massive solar explosions called flares often accompany coronal mass ejections, which emit solar material and a magnetic field.
      • Scientists are still figuring out the role of sunspots in space weather, but they do know that when a flare erupts, sunspots are often nearby.
      • Four minutes after the onset of the big flare, the Harvard Radio Astronomy Station at Fort Davis, Texas, began hearing radio noise from the Sun.
      • Violent events such as stellar flares, supernovae and the explosion of galactic nuclei produce a concoction of subatomic particles, primarily protons and electrons.

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    a jacket with a flare una chaqueta con vuelo
    • a pair of flares unos pantalones acampanados
    • They dressed me in a turquoise crocheted pullover, brown corduroy flares and open-toed sandals, while letting my hair grow very long.
    • Platform boots, flares and wide lapels, satin suits and big hair dos, as well as lashings of glitter, will all be on the fashion menu as revellers relive the years of Abba's heyday.
    • You knew you had achieved the ultimate look when your flares completely covered your feet, giving the distinctly eerie impression you were floating down the street.
    • She was wearing dark name-brand low-rise flares and a pink polo shirt, large silver earrings and some glitzy heels.
    • In correspondence with that, Susan found her some full, dark purple jean flares to go with it.
    • We tried on matching tank tops and flares, and practised hairstyles from Honey magazine.
    • And a pair of tight hip hugger blue jean flares with star patches all down the sides.
    • Cobain, a modern dandy in purple flares and kipper tie, is effervescently enthusiastic about all things mind - expanding.
    • Always insist that black flares, safari suits, wide collared white shirts and high heeled shoes never go out of fashion.
    • When Ian had moved into the room, the mould-peppered walls had been decorated with lurid orange-flowered wallpaper, redolent of stack heels, flares, beads and caftans.
    • Mandy who was wearing an apple green, button down blouse and white flares was lying down on the bed staring at the ceiling.
    • I found it hard to imagine Dad in flares.
    • Angel wore black tight flares and a white tank top, and put her hair in a loose bun with a few strands hanging out, to which she added little chopstick things.
    • Kiss your flares good-bye - It's all about long and lean drain pipe pants.
    • WE'VE had the Seventies revival in fashion and interiors, so I thought I'd revive a couple of old friends from the age of brown flares and orange tank tops.
    • Who knows… but if flares, kipper ties and tank tops can make a comeback then I guess anything's possible.
    • Strangely, his flares and cravats were once seen as the epitome of stylish excellence.
    • She pointed down to the simple black flares and ice blue shirt that she had tossed on when she got home.
    • It is an act of worship to the sixties and seventies - to flares and body shirts and all that glitters.
    • Fashions of the time were tank tops, tonic suits and trousers, flares, and long hair all round.

intransitive verb

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    (fire/candle) llamear
    (torch/light) brillar
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    (break out)
    (violence/conflict) estallar
    her temper / anger flared when ... explotó / montó en cólera / se encolerizó cuando ...
    • tempers flared los ánimos se enardecieron
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    (trousers/skirt) ensancharse

transitive verb

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    (fitting/pipe) ensanchar
    he flared his nostrils angrily bufó / resopló enfadado