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flare out

1. To spread or fan something out. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "flare" and "out." Flare out the pages so that I can see them all at once.
2. To widen or expand something. Now you need to flare out the sides to create the opening of the bowl.
3. To widen away from something. I don't like the way the hemline flares out—do you?
4. To react with sudden, intense anger. Hey, don't flare out at me, I'm just the messenger! I couldn't help but flare out when I heard about the latest printing mishap.
5. To emit or release a flame or light. Look, there's a light flaring out up ahead! Help is on the way!
See also: flare, out

flare up

1. To begin to burn. Don't worry, the tinder will flare up eventually.
2. To begin to burn more intensely. The fire suddenly flared up and crackled even louder.
3. To suddenly worsen or intensify. My arthritis always seems to flare up at this time of year.
4. To suddenly lash out in anger. After I accidentally tapped that guy with my shopping cart, he just flared up and started screaming in my face!
5. To intensify into violence. This area is so unstable that war is liable to flare up at any moment.
See also: flare, up
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flare out

to spread out; to widen. (Said especially of one opening of a tube or round-topped vessel.) The end of the pipe flared out to a larger diameter. The top of the vase flared out, and was decorated with little blobs of colored glass.
See also: flare, out

flare something out

to spread something out; to make something wider. (Said especially of one end of a tube or round-topped vessel.) Can you flare the end of this pipe out a little? Flare out the end of this pipe.
See also: flare, out

flare up

 
1. Lit. [for something] to ignite and burn. The firewood flared up at last—four matches having been used.
2. Lit. [for a fire] to burn brightly again and expand rapidly. After burning quietly for a while, the fire suddenly flared up and made the room very bright.
3. Fig. [for a pain or medical condition] to get worse suddenly. My arthritis flares up during the damp weather.
4. Fig. [for a dispute] to break out or escalate into a battle. A war flared up in the Middle East. We can't send the whole army every time a dispute flares up.
5. and flare up at someone or something Fig. to lose one's temper at someone or something. I could tell by the way he flared up at me that he was not happy with what I had done. I didn't mean to flare up.
See also: flare, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

flare up

Suddenly become angry, as in She flared up at the slightest provocation. This metaphoric expression, dating from the mid-1800s, transfers a sudden burst of flame to sudden rage.
See also: flare, up
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

flare out

v.
1. To curve away distinctly: This skirt flares out below the knee.
2. To emit a flame or something shaped like a flame: The candles we were carrying flared out in the night. A beacon flared out from the lighthouse.
3. To make a sudden, angry verbal attack: The sergeant flared out at the troops.
See also: flare, out

flare up

v.
1. To begin to increase in intensity: My rash flared up when I went outdoors into the sunshine.
2. To express sudden, strong negative emotions, especially anger or hate: The store manager flared up when the employee started talking back.
See also: flare, up
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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The firm initially advised its neighbours of potential low level flaring as a result of a shutdown of its Butadiene plant for planned repair work.
Since 2005, RasGas has developed a comprehensive 'flare minimisation' programme that will help meet Qatar's goal of zero flaring, minimising flaring due to plant outages and thereby reducing the potential impact these emissions might have on the environment.
Several workshops were organised on the potential role of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in making flaring reduction projects more economically viable, on improving measurement and reporting, and on identifying flaring reduction projects.
Mehdi Yousefi, the head of the Pars Special Economic Energy Zone, said last week, "The flaring in Phases 1 through 10 of South Pars was 56 million cubic meters a week in 20080.
Mulade said the call was necessary following the government's plans to charge those who flout gas flaring law that cost her billions of dollars as stated by Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun.
Well, what is flaring? Flares are a safety measure undertaken by many industries such as the petrochemical and oil industries in order to maintain high levels of safety during plant operation.
Officials said the end to flaring there would allow the oil industry to use about $25 million worth of natural gas that was otherwise burned each year.
An "upset" at SABIC UK's Olefins 6 chemical plant at Wilton International caused the flaring and large flames and thick black smoke could be seen across the Teesside skyline.
Operators of Mossmorran have been given two months to come up with a plan to reduce flaring impacts.
Ahmad Mohammadi, who serves as the CEO of the National Iranian South Oil Company, said on Sunday that flaring, the controversial practice of burning off gases through stacks at oil fields, will stop by 2022 in at least four locations south of Iran based on deals signed with two major Iranian companies.
REPAIR works at the Wilton site in Redcar are nearing completion after operations had to be halted when technical problems caused unplanned flaring.
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