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
      • The weapons, imported from eastern Europe, have been adapted from a miniature distress flare gun and can hold two bullets.
      • A lost hunter with a flare gun, so goes the story, started the whole thing.
      • I stumbled to the opening in the suit and pulled out one of the signal flares.
      • Aruna pulled out a flare gun, and fired it up into the sky.
      • Mr Long said in the past refuse collectors had found live gun cartridges and a distress flare among rubbish left out for them.
      • It can serve as a shotgun, an accurate big bore rifle, a handgun, and even as a flare gun.
      • One by one the marker flares went out, swallowed by the approaching mass.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • It's not a bad idea to include signaling devices such as mirrors, flares, etc., whether you are in a remote location or not!
      • One of their missions was to fire illumination flares to aid commercial and military aircraft that were forced to ditch at sea.
      • 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.
      • Signaling measures have included flare guns, cell phones, hand gestures, and other communicative means.
      • 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.
      • I walked over to the door, opened it a crack, and stuck my hand out holding the flare gun.
      • 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.
      • Fury ran up the mountain, then turned and launched a flare, her signal to begin.
      • Then, a flare shot up and signaled that the operation was to begin.

    • 1.2

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

    • 1.3Astronomy

      erupción solar feminine
      • Violent events such as stellar flares, supernovae and the explosion of galactic nuclei produce a concoction of subatomic particles, primarily protons and electrons.
      • 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.
      • Massive solar explosions called flares often accompany coronal mass ejections, which emit solar material and a magnetic field.
      • 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.

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    a jacket with a flare una chaqueta con vuelo
    • a pair of flares unos pantalones acampanados

intransitive verb

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

transitive verb

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