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flair

 (flâr)
n.
1. A natural talent or aptitude; a knack: a flair for interior decorating.
2. Instinctive discernment; keenness: a flair for the exotica.
3. Distinctive elegance or style: served us with flair.

[Middle English, fragrance, from Old French, from flairer, to scent, from Late Latin flāgrāre, alteration of Latin frāgrāre, to emit an odor.]

flair

(flɛə)
n
1. natural ability; talent; aptitude
2. instinctive discernment; perceptiveness
3. stylishness or elegance; dash: to dress with flair.
4. (Hunting) hunting rare
a. the scent left by quarry
b. the sense of smell of a hound
[C19: from French, literally: sense of smell, from Old French: scent, from flairier to give off a smell, ultimately from Latin frāgrāre to smell sweet; see fragrant]

flair

(fleɪr)
n
a Scot word for floor

flair

(flɛər)

n.
1. a natural talent, aptitude, or ability.
2. smartness of style or manner: She dresses with great flair.
[1350–1400; Middle English < French, Old French: scent, derivative of flairier to reek « Vulgar Latin *flāgrāre, dissimilated variant of Latin frāgrāre. See fragrant]

flair

- Comes from Latin fragrare, "smell sweet," and was first the ability to detect the "essence" or "scent" of something and know how to act accordingly.
See also related terms for scent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flair - a natural talent; "he has a flair for mathematics"; "he has a genius for interior decorating"
endowment, natural endowment, talent, gift - natural abilities or qualities
2.flair - distinctive and stylish eleganceflair - distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
elegance - a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
3.flair - a shape that spreads outwardflair - a shape that spreads outward; "the skirt had a wide flare"
shape, form - the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"

flair

noun
1. ability, feel, talent, gift, genius, faculty, accomplishment, mastery, knack, aptitude She has a flair for languages.
2. style, taste, dash, chic, elegance, panache, discernment, stylishness the panache and flair you'd expect

flair

noun
An innate capability:
Translations
مَيْل طبيعي، نَزْعَه
talent
anlæg forflair fortalent for
hæfileiki
polinkis
dotībasspējas
Allah vergisiyetenek

flair

[flɛəʳ] N (= gift) → don m; (= instinct) → instinto m; (= style) → elegancia f, estilo m
to have a flair for languagestener don de lenguas, tener facilidad para los idiomas
she had a natural flair for getting on with peopletenía mano izquierda con la gente or don de gentes

flair

[ˈflɛər] nflair m
to have flair [person] → être doué(e)
to have a flair for sth → avoir un don pour qch

flair

n (for selecting the best etc) → Gespür nt, → (feine) Nase (inf), → Riecher m (inf); (= talent)Talent nt; (= stylishness)Flair nt; his great flair for businesssein großes Geschäftstalent

flair

[flɛəʳ] n (for business) → fiuto; (for languages) → predisposizione f
to have a flair (for) → essere portato/a per

flair

(fleə) noun
a natural ability or cleverness for (doing) something. She has flair for (learning) languages.
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Cases in which ADC and FLAIR sequence images were missing and images were obtained through inappropriate methods were excluded from the study.
The stroke MRI protocol included DWI, T1-and T2-weighted images, FLAIR images (field of view 205 mm x 230 mm, matrix 448 mm x 304 mm, number of slices 24, slice thickness 5 mm, TR 8500 ms, TE 115 ms, and TI 2400 ms), perfusion-weighted images (PWI) following the first pass of contrast bolus through the brain, and time-of-flight MR angiography.