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  Words related to flying

Related / Similar Words: flight, quick, fast, fast-flying, aflare, flaring, waving

 

Definition:
  • an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him";
  • done swiftly in or as if in the air; used e.g. of a racing start in which runners are already in motion as they cross the starting line; "a flying start"; "crossed the goal line with a flying leap";
  • hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit";
  • of or relating to passage through the air especially aviation; "a flying time of three hours between cities"; "unidentified flying objects";
  • designed for swift movement or action; "a flying police squad is trained for quick action anywhere in the city";
  • moving swiftly; "fast-flying planes"; "played the difficult passage with flying fingers";
  • streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "flying banners"; "flags waving in the breeze";
  • capable of or engaged in flight; "the bat is a flying animal";

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    Hyponyms: 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

     

    Derivational Morphology: fly, aviate, pilot, wing, flight

     

     
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