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flights, plural;
  1. Shoot (wildfowl) in flight
    • - duck and geese flighting
  2. (in soccer, cricket, etc.) Deliver (a ball) with well-judged trajectory and pace
    • - he flighted a free kick into the box
  1. The action or process of flying through the air
    • - an eagle in flight
    • - the history of space flight
  2. An act of flying; a journey made through the air or in space, esp. a scheduled journey made by an airline
    • - I got the first flight
  3. The movement or trajectory of a projectile or ball through the air

  4. Relating to or denoting archery in which the main concern is shooting long distances
    • - short, light flight arrows
  5. Swift passage of time
    • - the never-ending flight of future days
  6. A group of creatures or objects flying together, in particular

  7. A flock or large body of birds or insects in the air, esp. when migrating
    • - flights of Canada geese
  8. A group of aircraft operating together, esp. an air force unit of about six aircraft
    • - a refueling mission in which his crew topped off three flights of four F-16A jets
  9. The action of fleeing or attempting to escape
    • - refugees on the latest stage of their flight from turmoil
  10. A series of steps between floors or levels
    • - she has to come up four flights of stairs to her apartment
  11. A series of hurdles across a racetrack

  12. A closely spaced sequence of locks in a canal

  13. An extravagant or far-fetched idea or account
    • - ignoring such ridiculous flights of fancy
  14. The tail of a dart

  1. a formation of aircraft in flight
  2. shoot a bird in flight
  3. an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
  4. fly in a flock; "flighting wild geese"
  5. a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
  6. fledge: decorate with feathers; "fledge an arrow"
  7. Flight is the process by which an object moves either through the air, or movement beyond earth's atmosphere (as in the case of spaceflight), by generating lift, propulsive thrust or aerostatically using buoyancy, or by simple ballistic movement.
  8. Flight is a novel written by Sherman Alexie. It is written in the first-person, from the viewpoint of a Native American teenager who calls himself Zits, "a time traveling mass murderer. ...
  9. Flight is the second full-length album by Christian rock band Building 429, which was released in 2002. Initial copies of the album were duplicated onto CD-R media with a thermal-printed label applied and distributed in a simple sleeve. ...
  10. Flight is the tenth release from American Futurepop band Cesium_137 and is their sixth EP.
  11. Flight is a comics anthology series edited by Kazu Kibuishi, showcasing young and innovative artists and writers. According to Volume One's Afterword by "Scott McCloud's Brain", the average age of its contributors was 24 years, although Volume Two features one or two older contributors. ...
  12. Flight, also known as Loop, is a description of a kind of delivery in cricket, when a bowler makes the ball rise above eyeline, before it descends once again on its trajectory towards the batsman.
  13. The act of flying; An instance of flying; A collective term for doves or swallows; A journey made by an aircraft, eg a balloon, plane or space shuttle, particularly one between two airports, which needs to be reserved in advance; The act of fleeing. ...
  14. (Flighted) Used of the feathers of an arrow, as far example when they are of a different color.
  15. (Flighting) Used in unload equipment, the corkscrew-shaped part that sits at the bottom of the grain bin. When it rotates, it draws the grain out of the bin, into an exit grate.
  16. (Flighting) the number of weeks/days exposures an ad has on TV or in press before it is given a rest, then the number weeks/days it reappears ad nauseam for the run of campaign.
  17. (FLIGHTS) The “wings” at the end of a dart that make it fly straight. Also known as feathers.
  18. (Flights) the outer, long quill feathers of the wing, used in flying.
  19. (Flights (Lifts, Cleats)) Devices attached across the width of the belt at prescribed intervals to prevent the product from sliding on the inclines and declines. These may be fabricated from woven wire spirals and formed or unformed sheet metal.
  20. (Flights) Not long ago, only wine geeks talked about “flights” of wine — that is, several wines tasted against each other because of some common trait, such as Sauvignon Blancs from around the world. Now, because of the explosion of wine bars, flights have taken off.
  21. (Flights) Please note that flights are NOT included in the Kinetic PB package price. There are several different airlines offering services Alicante, Murcia or Almeria, including several low cost carriers. Please note that Kinetic Personal Best S.L. ...
  22. (Flights) Slats that move along the bottom or surface of a rectangular clarifier to transport settled or floating material to removal points.
  23. Advertising agency scheduling concept that alternates periods of advertising activity with periods of no activity.
  24. To dream of flight, signifies disgrace and unpleasant news of the absent. For a young woman to dream of flight, indicates that she has not kept her character above reproach, and her lover will throw her aside. To see anything fleeing from you, denotes that you will be victorious in any contention.
  25. A chart showing which players play each other in an elimination tournament.