flight

  1. an instance of traveling by air
  2. a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
  3. the act of escaping physically
  4. an air force unit smaller than a squadron
  5. passing above and beyond ordinary bounds
  6. the path followed by an object moving through space
  7. a flock of flying birds
  8. a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports
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flight

(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Gravity) Motion through the air generating sufficient lift force to counteract the weight of the flying object - used also to refer to motion through space.

Flight

Flight is the process by which an object moves, through an atmosphere (especially the air) or beyond it (as in the case of spaceflight), by generating aerodynamic lift, propulsive thrust, aerostatically using buoyancy, or by ballistic movement, without direct support from any surface. Many things fly, from natural aviators such as birds, bats and ...
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Flight

(a) The act of flying.
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Flight

(n) Flight is the immediate vacating, leaving of the place of residence or stay, without information, to avoid certain happening which would have occurred to him if he continue to stay there or at a locatable place.
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flight

[n] - a flock of flying birds 2. [n] - a formation of aircraft in flight 3. [n] - an air force unit smaller than a squadron 4. [n] - passing above and beyond ordinary bounds 5. [n] - a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next 6. [n] - an instance of traveling by air 7. [n] - a scheduled trip b...
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Flight

• (n.) A kind of arrow for the longbow; also, the sport of shooting with it. See Shaft. • (n.) The act or flying; a passing through the air by the help of wings; volitation; mode or style of flying. • (n.) A number of beings or things passing through the air together; especially, a flock of birds flying in company; the birds that fly...
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flight

flying noun an instance of traveling by air; `flying was still an exciting adventure for him`
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Flight

(square) a square to which the black king can legally move (that is, one not guarded by a white piece, and not occupied by a black piece). If black plays a piece to one of these squares, thus decreasing the king's mobility, it is a self-block. If he moves a piece from one of these squares, it is square-vacation.
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Flight

[1958 TV show] Flight was an American television anthology series that aired in syndication from 1958 to 1959. The series originally aired for one season, with 38 half-hour episodes produced. It was created with the assistance of the United States Air Force and featured retired General George C. Kenney as the host and opening narrator. ...
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Flight

[anthology] The Crawford expedition, also known as the Sandusky expedition and Crawford`s Defeat, was a 1782 campaign on the western front of the American Revolutionary War, and one of the final operations of the conflict. Led by Colonel William Crawford, the campaign`s goal was to destroy enemy American Indian towns along the Sandusky Rive...
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Flight

[cricket] In cricket, the flight of the ball is its trajectory through the air between being released by the bowler and bouncing on the pitch. The flight of a delivery may be varied by changing the pace of the ball or through use of the Magnus force. Flight is a key weapon of spin bowlers. A common objective of spin bowling is to beat the b...
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Flight

[Grey`s Anatomy] The episode marked Leigh`s and Raver`s final appearance to the series. Exterior filming of the accident took place at Big Bear Lake, California. Jason George reprised his role as a guest star, whereas James LeGros made his first appearance. The episode opened to mixed reviews from television critics, with some criticizing t...
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[horse] Flight (1940–1953) was an Australian Thoroughbred racemare that was the highest stakes winning mare in Australasia. Her courageous efforts made her a crowd favourite during the post World War II era and she had victories over some of the great horses of the time including Shannon, Bernborough, Royal Gem and Russia. She was a bay d...
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[Lessing story] `Flight` is a 1957 short story by Doris Lessing. It deals with an old man who is against his eighteen-year-old granddaughter getting married, bringing him into conflict with not only her and her fiance, but also his daughter, who was herself married even younger and whose other three daughters have already been married. ...
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Flight

[military unit] A flight is a military unit in an air force, naval air service, or army air corps. It usually comprises three to six aircraft, with their aircrews and ground staff; or, in the case of a non-flying ground flight, no aircraft and a roughly equivalent number of support personnel. In most usages, multiple flights make up a squad...
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Flight

[opera] Flight is an English opera in three acts, with music by Jonathan Dove and libretto by April De Angelis. The work was commissioned by Glyndebourne Opera and premiered on 24 September 1998 by Glyndebourne Touring Opera. After its large success, the work had its professional world premiere at Glyndebourne Festival Opera in a production...
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Flight

[play] Flight is a play by Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov. It is set during the end of the Russian Civil War, when the remnants of the White Army are desperately resisting the Red Army on the Crimean isthmus. The lives of the abandoned Serafima Korzukhina, the university professor Sergei Golubkov and the White generals Charnota and Khludov...
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[sculpture] Flight is a public art work by artist Arlie Sinaiko located at the Lynden Sculpture Garden near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sculpture is an abstract form made bronze; it is V-shaped and installed on the lawn. ...
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[Steinbeck story] `Flight` is a short story by American writer John Steinbeck, first published in his collection The Long Valley. It appears in the ledger notebook under the title `Man Hunt`. The story outlines a young man, Pépé, who is sent into town by his mother. She says he is not yet a man. While he is gone, Pépé kills a man, and a...
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flight

Click images to enlargeMethod of transport in which aircraft carry people and goods through the air. People first took to the air in balloons in 1783 and began powered flight in 1852 in airships, but the history of flying, both for civilian and military use, is dominated by the aeroplane. The earliest planes were designed...
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Flight

Flight (flīt) noun [ Anglo-Saxon fliht , flyht , a flying, from fleógan to fly; confer flyht a fleeing, from fleón to flee, German flucht a fleeing, Swedish flykt , German flug a flying, Swedish flygt , Dutch vlugt a fl...
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flight

1. The act or flying; a passing through the air by the help of wings; volitation; mode or style of flying. 'Like the night owl's lazy flight.' (Shak) ... 2. The act of fleeing; the act of running away, to escape or expected evil; hasty departure. 'Pray ye that your flight be not in the winter.' (Matt. Xxiv. 20) 'Fain by flight to save themselves.' ...
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Flight

A ball is in flight when travelling through the air.
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