Meaning of flareback

flare•back

Pronunciation: (flâr'bak"), [key]
— n.
  1. a blast of flame that sometimes issues from the breech of a large gun or cannon when it is opened after firing.
  2. a brief, unexpected recurrence: a flareback of winter in May.
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