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Flare (disambiguation) facts for kids

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A flare is a device that produces brilliant light and intense heat without explosion, used for lighting, signaling, decoration or as aerial defense countermeasure

Flare may also refer to:


  • Flare star, a variable star that can undergo unpredictable dramatic increases in brightness for a few minutes
  • Satellite flare, a phenomenon caused by the reflective surfaces on satellites
  • Solar flare, an eruption of plasma from the surface of the sun


Culture and arts

  • Flares, a style of trousers sometimes referred to as "flares"
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