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Definitions of flying

  1. Moving in the air with, or as with, wings; moving lightly or rapidly; intended for rapid movement. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Adapted for flight; floating; waving; brief, or hurried; as, he paid a flying visit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Act of moving in the air. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. Floating; waving; light, and suited for prompt and rapid motion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. moving swiftly; "fast-flying planes"; "played the difficult passage with flying fingers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. capable of or engaged in flight; "the bat is a flying animal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. designed for swift movement or action; "a flying police squad is trained for quick action anywhere in the city" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for flying

  1. Less and less and less he grew to the eyes that followed his course; still lightly flying over the ground, still firmly keeping the straight line. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. Well, there's the Flying Four. – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
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