fly

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  • Info True flies are insects of the order Diptera (from the Greek di = two, and ptera = wings).
  • It is often seen flying relatively low in open or semi-open areas.
  • If we do so, the body will not be able to fly.
  • His love of flying was secondary only to his love for music.
  • Sometimes a human face can be seen between the fly's eyes.
  • Their control system changes its path on the fly if something blocks the way.
  • Two months later she flew it back to set a West-East record.
  • They can even fly out of the atmosphere if the weather conditions are fair.
  • Soon after, however, he had to fly back to the US for further treatment.
  • There are no reports as to whether the president ever flew in the aircraft though.
  • The soul of man has been given wings, and at last he is beginning to fly.
  • He next equipped his son in the same manner, and taught him how to fly.
  • Her father and mother flew in to be by her side.
  • After their set they would be paid and flown back to the airport.
  • This lower speed would also speed development and allow their design to fly before the Americans.
  • Birds dropped dead when they flew too close to the tower.
  • However, their wing muscles are strong and they can fly much further if necessary.
  • They soon develop feathers and can fly shortly before they are two weeks old.
  • And so he kind of flew off with those people.
  • He then flew as a test pilot on several types of naval aircraft.
  • There is also military and civil low level flying in the vicinity seven days a week.
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Meaning of fly

  • noun Two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun An opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
  • noun Fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
  • verb Travel through the air; be airborne
    Man cannot fly
  • verb Move quickly or suddenly
    He flew about the place
  • verb Operate an airplane
    The pilot flew to Cuba
  • verb Transport by aeroplane
    We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America
  • verb Cause to fly or float
    fly a kite
  • verb Be dispersed or disseminated
    Rumors and accusations are flying
  • verb Change quickly from one emotional state to another
    fly into a rage
  • verb Pass away rapidly
    Time flies like an arrow, Time fleeing beneath him
  • verb Travel in an airplane
    she is flying to Cincinnati tonight, Are we driving or flying?
  • verb Display in the air or cause to float
    fly a kite, All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N.
  • verb Travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
    Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic
  • verb Hit a fly