Definition of Flaring

1. Adjective. Streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air. "Flags aflare in the breeze"

Exact synonyms: Aflare
Similar to: Moving



Definition of Flaring

1. a. That flares; flaming or blazing unsteadily; shining out with a dazzling light.

Definition of Flaring

1. Verb. (present participle of flare) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flaring

1. flare [v] - See also: flare

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flaring

flare star
flare streaming
flare up
flare up at
flareback
flarebacks
flared
flared teeth
flarepath
flares
flareup
flareups
flarier
flariest
flarimeter
flaring (current term)
flaringly
flary
flaser
flasers
flash-ball
flash-forward
flash-freeze
flash-frozen
flash back
flash blindness
flash bulb
flash burn

Literary usage of Flaring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Optimising Russian Natural Gas: Reform And Climate Policy by Isabel Murray, Alexandrina Platonova-Oquab, International Energy Agency (2006)
"The implementation of this Standard aims to cut venting and flaring ... identify and evaluate economically feasible alternatives to gas venting and flaring. ..."

2. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"flaring up and growing dim again, and quivering, they seemed to be busily signalling some joyful mystery to each other. THE French army went on melting away ..."

3. The Price of Oil: Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights Violations in by Bronwen Manby (1999)
"flaring in Nigeria contributes a measurable percentage of the world's total ... 162 The World Bank estimates that Nigerian gas flaring releases some 35 ..."

4. Angola: Towards an Energy Strategy by International Energy Agency (2006)
"flaring contributes over 1% of global CO emissions and an unknown quantity of ... flaring may also have harmful effects on human health and eco-systems near ..."

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