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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flair  \Flair\  (fl[^a]r),  n.  [OE.  flaireodor  fr  OF  &  F.  flair, 
  fr  OF  flairier  F.  flairer,  to  smell,  LL  flagrare  for  L. 
  fragrare  See  {Flagrant}.] 
  1.  Smell;  odor.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  Sense  of  smell;  scent;  fig.,  discriminating  sense 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flair 
  n  1:  a  natural  talent;  "he  has  a  flair  for  mathematics";  "he  has 
  a  genius  for  interior  decorating"  [syn:  {genius}] 
  2:  distinctive  and  stylish  elegance;  "he  wooed  her  with  the 
  confident  dash  of  a  cavalry  officer"  [syn:  {dash},  {elan}, 
  {panache},  {style}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  FLAIR 
 
    An  early  system  on  the  {IBM  650}. 
 
  [Listed  in  CACM  2(5):16  (May  1959)]. 
 
  (1995-03-17) 
 
 




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