[ flahy-bahy ]
/ ˈflaɪˌbaɪ /
noun, plural fly·bys.
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Origin of flyby
1950–55, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase fly by
Words nearby flyby
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British Dictionary definitions for flyby
/ (ˈflaɪˌbaɪ) /
noun plural -bys
a flight past a particular position or target, esp the close approach of a spacecraft to a planet or satellite for investigation of conditions
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