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Flight feathers
Flight feathers (Zo["o]l.), the wing feathers of a bird, including the quills, coverts, and bastard wing. See Bird. To put to flight, To turn to flight, to compel to run away; to force to flee; to rout. Syn: Pair; set. See Pair.
Flighted
Flighted Flight"ed, a. 1. Taking flight; flying; -- used in composition. ``Drowsy-flighted steeds.' --Milton. 2. (Her.) Feathered; -- said of arrows.
Flighter
Flighter Flight"er, n. (Brewing) A horizontal vane revolving over the surface of wort in a cooler, to produce a circular current in the liquor. --Knight.
Flightily
Flightily Flight"i*ly, adv. In a flighty manner.
Flightiness
Flightiness Flight"i*ness, n. The state or quality of being flighty. The flightness of her temper. --Hawthorne. Syn: Levity; giddiness; volatility; lightness; wildness; eccentricity. See Levity.
Passive flight
Passive flight Passive flight Flight, such as gliding and soaring, accomplished without the use of motive power.
snowflight
Snowbird Snow"bird, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An arctic finch (Plectrophenax, or Plectrophanes, nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight. (b) Any finch of the genus Junco which appears in flocks in winter time, especially J. hyemalis in the Eastern United States; -- called also blue snowbird. See Junco. (c) The fieldfare. [Prov. Eng.]
To put to flight
Flight feathers (Zo["o]l.), the wing feathers of a bird, including the quills, coverts, and bastard wing. See Bird. To put to flight, To turn to flight, to compel to run away; to force to flee; to rout. Syn: Pair; set. See Pair.
To turn to flight
Flight feathers (Zo["o]l.), the wing feathers of a bird, including the quills, coverts, and bastard wing. See Bird. To put to flight, To turn to flight, to compel to run away; to force to flee; to rout. Syn: Pair; set. See Pair.
To wing a flight
To wing a flight, to exert the power of flying; to fly.

Meaning of Flight from wikipedia

- Flight is the process by which an object moves through an atmosphere (or beyond it, as in the case of spaceflight) without contact with the surface. This...
- Flight International is a monthly magazine focused on aerospace. Published in the United Kingdom and founded in 1909 as "A Journal devoted to the Interests...
- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (also known as MH370 or MAS370) was a scheduled international p****enger flight operated by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared...
- Air Transat Flight 236 was a transatlantic flight bound for Lisbon, Portugal, from Toronto, Canada, that lost all engine power while flying over the Atlantic...
- In baseball, the rules state that a batted ball is considered in flight when it has not yet touched any object other than a fielder or his equipment. Once...
- Flight is a 2012 American drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by John Gatins and produced by Walter F. Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Steve Starkley...
- American Airlines Flight 11 was a domestic p****enger flight that was hijacked by five al-Qaeda members on September 11 in 2001, as part of the September 11...
- Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) is a large retail travel agency in Australia. It was founded in 1982, and is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. FCTG...
- On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549, an Airbus A320 on a flight from New York City's LaGuardia Airport to Charlotte, North Carolina, struck a...
- United Airlines Flight 93 was a domestic scheduled p****enger flight that was hijacked by four al-Qaeda terrorists on board, as part of the September 11...
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