- flight arrow.
- the distance such an arrow travels when shot.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of flight1
Words nearby flight
Definition for flight (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for flight
It would be easier to gain FAA certification if they simply converted a tried-and-true existing airplane for robotic flight.Cessna makes history by taking off and landing with no one aboard. Here’s how|Jeremy Kahn|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Nonetheless, there is clear evidence of airborne transmission risk on passenger flights.American Airlines touts a new tool to combat COVID. But does it really make flying safer?|dzanemorris|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Palantir Technologies, the data-mining company on the verge of going public, is moving to Denver, following a flight from Silicon Valley by chairman Peter Thiel and CEO Alex Karp.Prominent Silicon Valley tech company departs for Denver|Verne Kopytoff|August 19, 2020|Fortune
The most common cancellations outright with little to no chance of getting a refund have been for hotel and flight reservations as well as live concerts.What to do if you lost money on an event canceled because of COVID-19|Rachel King|August 19, 2020|Fortune
The unprecedented logistical challenge of delivering more than 15 billion Covid-19 vaccines will be made even harder by the drop in passenger flights as people stay home during coronavirus.Air travel’s collapse will make it harder to ship vaccines|Olivia Goldhill|August 14, 2020|Quartz
The anti-crime cops began searching the likely path of flight.
Did the airline file a flight plan that took account of the weather en route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore?
The copilot on Flight 8501 was Remi Emmanuel Piesel, 46, who despite his age had just 2,275 hours of flying experience.
Specifically, what briefing did the flight crew receive before they went to the airplane?
AirAsia Indonesia, which operated Flight 8501, is the Indonesian subsidiary of AirAsia, which is based in Malaysia.
They ran side by side across the yard to a roofed flight of steps that led to the printing-office.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
My one room,” replied that much injured gentleman, “was on the Coffee Room flight.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
But the flight of the insurgents was too far advanced to rally them, and they retired south towards Pampanga.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
To be sure, he hadn't seen Mrs. Robin go, but he had heard the beat of her wings as she began her flight.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
His attitude was one of hopeless resignation as he looked toward a distant bird winging its flight away from him.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for flight (1 of 2)
- a scheduled airline journey
- an aircraft flying on such a journey
- a single line of hurdles across a track in a race
- a series of such hurdles
- a flighted movement imparted to a ball, dart, etc
- the ability to flight a ball
Word Origin for flight
British Dictionary definitions for flight (2 of 2)
Word Origin for flight
Idioms and Phrases with flight
In addition to the idioms beginning with flight
- flight of fancy
- put to flight
- take flight