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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 (or simply Flight) is a w****ly magazine focused on aerospace. Published in the United Kingdom and founded in 1909 as "A Journal devoted...
- A flight recorder is an electronic recording device placed in an aircraft for the purpose of facilitating the investigation of aviation accidents and incidents...
- Flight 19 was the designation of a group of five Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bombers that disappeared over the Bermuda Triangle on December 5, 1945, after...
- White flight or white exodus is the sudden or gradual large-scale migration of white people from areas becoming more racially or ethnoculturally diverse...
- In aviation, the flight length is defined as the distance of a flight. Commercial flights are often categorized into long-, medium- or short-haul by commercial...
- Flight is a 2012 American drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by John Gatins. It stars Denzel Washington as William "Whip" Whitaker Sr....
- A flight simulator is a device that artificially re-creates aircraft flight and the environment in which it flies, for pilot training, design, or other...
- The flight deck of an aircraft carrier is the surface from which its aircraft take off and land, essentially a miniature airfield at sea. On smaller naval...
- Bird flight is the primary mode of locomotion used by most bird species in which birds take off and fly. Flight ****ists birds with feeding, breeding, avoiding...
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