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Definitions of flying:
  • noun:   an instance of traveling by air
    Example: "Flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
  • adjective:   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
    Example: "A flying start"
  • adjective:   hurried and brief
    Example: "Paid a flying visit"
  • adjective:   of or relating to passage through the air especially aviation
    Example: "A flying time of three hours between cities"
  • adjective:   designed for swift movement or action
    Example: "A flying police squad is trained for quick action anywhere in the city"
  • adjective:   capable of or engaged in flight
    Example: "The bat is a flying animal"
  • adjective:   moving swiftly
    Example: "Fast-flying planes"
  • adjective:   streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air
    Example: "Flying banners"

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