- a rotating device that adds twist to the slubbing or roving and winds the stock onto a spindle or bobbin in a uniform manner.
- a similar device for adding twist to yarn.
Words nearby flyer
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH flyerflier flyer
Definition for flyer (2 of 3)
adjective British Informal.
Origin of fly3
Definition for flyer (3 of 3)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH flierflier flyer
Example sentences from the Web for flyer
When Smith backed Obama in 2007, he was taking a flyer on a little known freshman senator.Clinton Apostates Trip Over Themselves to Get in Line Behind Hillary|David Freedlander|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He handed me a flyer, which explained his complaint in detail.Pro-Confederate Protesters in Richmond Rally in Support of the Flag|Jamelle Bouie|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“The unsafe, improper and reckless use of these machines puts the community in danger,” the flyer said.
“Put a REAL Man on the Sunnyside Board,” declares one flyer.Fringe Factor: Penn. Health Dept. Says Gays Are Like 12 Year Olds|Caitlin Dickson|September 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
However there are increasing signs that the July 13 date was a flyer from the beginning.
The New York Flyer boomed past, and twenty lines of polished steel leaped into the glare.Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
Suddenly my boy woke me up, saying an English flyer had just passed.An Aviator's Field Book|Oswald Blcke
He jumped to the control levers of the flyer and pulled the starting switch well forward.
The bandits, for all De Boer's admonitions, were now ill-conditioned for handling this flyer.
The insect looked at him questioningly; Jim produced the notebook and drew a sketch representing our flyer falling.
British Dictionary definitions for flyer (1 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for flyer (2 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for flyer (3 of 5)
verb flies, flying, flew or flown
- to procure money by an accommodation bill
- to release information or take a step in order to test public opinion
- to have a high aim
- to prosper or flourish
- to lose one's temper (with a person)she really let fly at him
- to shoot or throw (an object)
noun plural flies
- a flap forming the entrance to a tent
- a piece of canvas drawn over the ridgepole of a tent to form an outer roof
- the outer edge of a flag
- the distance from the outer edge of a flag to the staffCompare hoist (def. 9)
- a device for transferring printed sheets from the press to a flat pile
- Also called: flyhand a person who collects and stacks printed matter from a printing press
- a piece of paper folded once to make four pages, with printing only on the first page