Moving or able to move through the air with wings
(Of a bird or other winged creature) move through the air under control
a flying beetle
a bird flew overhead
In predicative use: flying, aflight. Also as adverb: in or into a state of flight, into the air.
The action of making a public display to promote the interests of one’s country, or of another organization or group
A large seaplane that lands with its fuselage in the water
A small pilotless aircraft with an explosive warhead, especially a V-1
A concave plastic disc designed for skimming through the air as an outdoor game or amusement
A fish of warm seas that leaps out of the water and uses its winglike pectoral fins to glide over the surface for some distance
A large fruit bat with a foxlike face, found in Madagascar, Southeast Asia, and northern Australia
A nocturnal arboreal Asian frog that is able to glide between trees using the large webs between its extended toes
A team of railway maintenance workers
A one-piece garment worn by the pilot and crew of a military or light aircraft
An aircraft with little or no fuselage and no vertical airfoil
Flying at a high altitude
The action of flying a kite on a string
Flying at a low altitude
Of an animal, especially a bird: flightless.
A form of ski jumping incorporating aerodynamic principles to lengthen the jump
(Originally in the U.K.) a bishop who is authorized to minister to clergy and congregations outside his own diocese who share his views on a matter of major doctrinal or ethical significance (especially opposition to the ordination of women priests) and who on these grounds either do not recognize the authority of or do not wish to be ministered to by their diocesan bishop.
Another term for flybridge.
A movement in riding in which the leading leg at the canter is changed without breaking gait while the horse is in the air
(In Australia) a doctor who uses radio communication and travels by aircraft to visit patients in remote areas of the country
An arboreal Southeast Asian lizard that has expanding membranes along the sides of the body, used for gliding between trees
A tree-dwelling lemurlike mammal with a membrane between the fore- and hind limbs for gliding from tree to tree. It is nocturnal and native to Southeast Asia
Another term for flying dragon.
another term for feathertail glider.
A person who, with others, travels to picket any workplace where there is an industrial dispute
A disk-shaped flying craft supposedly piloted by aliens; a UFO
A greenish semiarboreal Southeast Asian snake that can glide down from a tree in a stiff horizontal position, with the belly hollowed to slow its descent
A division of a police force or other organization that is capable of reaching an incident quickly
A start of a race or time trial in which the starting point is passed at speed
An attempt to gain possession of the ball or to seize and stop a player in possession of the ball, performed while launching oneself at the opposing player
A very short visit
A fast-moving group, as of police officers, linked together closely in a V-shaped formation, sometimes used to force a way through a crowd or to protect someone behind them
The flying or operation of an aircraft at night.
Especially of an animal: that flies at night.
The sport or pastime of training or racing homing pigeons.
A technique used chiefly by Transcendental Meditation practitioners that involves thrusting oneself off the ground while in the lotus position
A buttress slanting from a separate pier, typically forming an arch with the wall it supports
A legendary spectral ship supposedly seen in the region of the Cape of Good Hope and presaging disaster
An informal name for the Boeing B-17, an American long-range heavy bomber aeroplane developed in the late 1930s.
A bottom-dwelling marine fish that has bony armor on the skull, spines behind the head, and large brightly colored pectoral fins. It moves through the water with a gliding or flying motion
An aircraft, especially an early or unconventional one
A rank of commissioned officer in the RAF, above pilot officer and below flight lieutenant
A small squirrel that has skin joining the fore and hind limbs for gliding from tree to tree
A small Australasian marsupial with a membrane between the fore- and hind limbs for gliding
A name for any bird regarded as a pest, especially the mynah