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  Words related to flight

Related / Similar Words: escape, flying, flight of stairs, flight of steps, trajectory, fledge

 

Definition:
  • the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt";
  • a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports; "I took the noon flight to Chicago";
  • an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him";
  • a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next;
  • passing above and beyond ordinary bounds; "a flight of fancy"; "flights of rhetoric"; "flights of imagination";
  • an air force unit smaller than a squadron;
  • a formation of aircraft in flight;
  • a flock of flying birds;
  • the path followed by an object moving through space;
  • decorate with feathers; "fledge an arrow";
  • fly in a flock; "flighting wild geese";
  • shoot a bird in flight;

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    Hyponyms: evasion, break, breakout, jailbreak, gaolbreak, prisonbreak, prison-breaking, getaway, lam, exodus, hegira, hejira, Hegira, Hejira, Underground Railroad, Underground Railway, connecting flight, direct flight, domestic flight, international flight, nonstop flight, nonstop, redeye, redeye flight, acrobatics, aerobatics, stunting, stunt flying, blind flying, blind landing, ballooning, flyover, flypast, glide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing, overflight, pass, solo, sortie, terrain flight, low level flight, ballistics, ballistic trajectory, gravity-assist

     

    Derivational Morphology: flee, fly, take flight, escape, get away, break loose, aviate, pilot, wing, flying

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: flyvning   Dutch: vlucht  
    Finnish: lento   French: vol  
    German: Flug   Interlingua: volo  
    Italian: volo   Kurdish: firr  
    Portuguese: vôo   Romanian: zbor  
    Russian: полёт  
     
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