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Meaning of FLARING

Pronunciation:  'flehring

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "a fluttering scarf"; "flying banners"; "flags waving in the breeze"
  2. [adj]  having a gradual increase in width; "flared nostrils"; "a skirt flaring from the waist"

FLARING is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: aflare, flared, fluttering, flying, increasing, moving, waving



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Flar"ing\, a.
1. That flares; flaming or blazing unsteadily; shining out
   with a dazzling light.

         His [the sun's] flaring beams.        --Milton.

2. Opening or speading outwards.

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