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Noun
The act or state of traveling through the air
“There is a freedom in watching the flight of the eagle as it soars effortlessly through a clear blue sky.”
Noun
The act or state of ascending upwards into the air
“She raised her eyes to follow the lark's flight upwards into the wide blue.”
Noun
The art or science of making and flying aircraft, or something related to it
“In 1917, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was formed to conduct research on the science of flight and flying.”
Noun
The action of fleeing or escaping
“It is likely that his mental instability would have contributed to his flight from reality.”
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A voyage or journey to another place
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“We made the flight to Memphis without incident.”
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A journey made by flying on a plane
“He it was who, in the 1850s, persuaded his reluctant coachman to make the first gliding flight in history, across the valley at Brompton.”
Noun
The movement or trajectory of a projectile or ball through the air
“This basically means that there are no unnecessary moving parts in Tiger's swing, which has allowed him to control the trajectory of his ball flight better.”
Noun
A flock or large body of flying birds, insects or objects
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“A flight of birds flew up through the sky, frightened of whoever was there.”
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A movement of animals or people from one region to another
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The action or fact of abandoning or being abandoned
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Transit
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A sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, or other animals
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Shuttle flight
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A group of troops, aircraft, or ships sent away on a separate mission
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An operational flight by a single military aircraft
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The act or process of vanishing
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A floor or level of a building or ship
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A disorderly retreat of defeated troops
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A sudden movement, especially in order to leave or escape
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A set of steps
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The act or state of eschewing or avoiding something
Noun
The action of emptying the bowels or another bodily organ
Adjective
Of, or related to, aeronautics
“The Boeing took off on schedule, following the flight path that had been filed.”
Verb
(of a blow, ball, or attack) To launch or aim (something) towards a given target
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