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

[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

[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

(a) The act of flying.
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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

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

flight of stairs noun a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
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flight

noun passing above and beyond ordinary bounds; `a flight of fancy`; `flights of rhetoric`; `flights of imagination`
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flight

noun an air force unit smaller than a squadron
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flight

verb fly in a flock; `flighting wild geese`
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flight

verb shoot a bird in flight
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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

in animals, locomotion of either of two basic types—powered, or true, flight and gliding. Winged (true) flight is found only in insects (most ... [2 related articles]
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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

[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

[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

[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

[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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Flight

The metal strap or crossbar attached to the drag chain-and-flight conveyor.
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Flight

A given mailing, particularly where multiple drops are to be made on different days to reduce the number arriving at one company at one time.
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flight

flight, sustained, self-powered motion through the air, as accomplished by an animal, aircraft, or rocket.Sections in this article:IntroductionAnimal FlightAircraft and Rocket FlightBibliography
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Flight

The evading the course of justice by someone voluntarily withdrawing themself. A leaving or self-concealment to avoid arrest or prosecution. It often differ from escape in that it usually occurs prior to being taken into custody.
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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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