Definition of Flarebacks
1. flareback [n] - See also: flareback
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flarebacks
Literary usage of Flarebacks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"flarebacks in Ihe French navy. Scl. Am. 99: 274. Flats. See Apartment houses. Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Father of modern French realism, por. Cur. ..."
2. Elementary Naval Ordnance and Gunnery: Including Close-order Infantry by Hobart Cole Ramsey (1918)
"In the case of turret guns, where sponging the chamber is impracticable, the danger from " flarebacks " or from the presence of inflammable gases or bits of ..."
3. Popular Science Monthly (1914)
"Only upon rare occasions does a storm travel from east to west in these latitudes, and storms of this type, called " flarebacks," are still a ..."
4. The Making of America by Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins (1906)
"... but one that will avert such another disaster as occurred on the battleship Missouri, is an invention of two naval officers to prevent flarebacks. ..."
5. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"... flarebacks, brought up this subject for serious consideration in respect to the sea-coast artillery. Tests were made, but it was early demonstrated that ..."
6. The Geology and Ore Deposits of the Virgilina District of Virginia and North by Francis Baker Laney (1917)
"These "flarebacks" or reversals in the normal processes of replacement are not uncommon and are found in many of the well-known copper deposits of the world ..."
7. A Military and Naval Dictionary by John Philip Wisser, henry Colford Gauss (1905)
"It has been further developed to sweep the bore of the gun free of gases and prevent dangerous flarebacks. SMOKELESS POWDER. ..."