- A flight maneuver in which the nose of the aircraft is moved up just before touchdown to reduce the rate of descent to approximately zero at touchdown.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
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flare — flare1 [ fler ] noun * 1. ) count a bright flame that burns for a short time a ) a bright light or flame that burns steadily and is used as a signal in the dark 2. ) singular a shape that becomes wider at one end: a skirt with a slight flare a )… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
flare */ — I UK [fleə(r)] / US [fler] noun Word forms flare : singular flare plural flares 1) a) [countable] a bright flame that burns for a short time b) a bright light or flame that burns steadily and is used as a signal in the dark 2) [singular] a shape… … English dictionary
flare — flare1 [fleə US fler] v 1.) also flare up to suddenly begin to burn, or to burn more brightly for a short time ▪ The fire flared up again. 2.) [i]also flare up if strong feelings flare or flare up, people suddenly become angry, violent etc ▪… … Dictionary of contemporary English
flare — 1 verb 1 also flare up (I) to suddenly begin to burn, or to burn more brightly for a short time: The match flared in the darkness. 2 also flare up (I) if strong feelings flare or flare up, people suddenly become angry, violent etc: Violence has… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
flare — [c]/flɛə / (say flair) verb (flared, flaring) –verb (i) 1. to burn with an unsteady, swaying flame, as a torch or candle in the wind. 2. Also, flare up. to blaze with a sudden burst of flame. 3. to shine or glow. 4. to spread gradually outwards,… … Australian English dictionary
flare — /flair/, v., flared, flaring, n. v.i. 1. to burn with an unsteady, swaying flame, as a torch or candle in the wind. 2. to blaze with a sudden burst of flame (often fol. by up): The fire flared up as the paper caught. 3. to start up or burst out… … Universalium
flare — [[t]flɛər[/t]] v. flared, flar•ing, n. 1) to blaze with a sudden burst of flame (often fol. by up): The fire flared up as the paper caught[/ex] 2) to burn with an unsteady, swaying flame 3) to burst out in sudden, fierce activity, passion, etc.… … From formal English to slang