Translation of flight in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable(of bird, aircraft)
vuelo (masculine)(of ball, projectile)the history of flight
trayectoria (feminine)la historia de la aviación or de la navegación aéreain flighten vuelothe speaker was in full flight when …
volandoel orador estaba en pleno discurso cuando …Example sentences1.2 countable (air journey) we had a good/bad flight
tuvimos un buen/mal vueloFlight YZ321 to/from Parisel vuelo YZ321 con destino a/procedente de ParísExample sentences1.3 countable (mental) it was just a flight of fancy
- We were being processed for flight by a talking orange.
- But in every generation, it seems, they try, remembering not the fall, but the heady lift of flight, the eagle soaring by.
- I crouched, sniffing and listening, every muscle poised for flight.
no fue más que una fantasía
- Those travelling on scheduled flights should contact their airline.
- Rutan said the spacecraft would be safer than early commercial airline travel, and flights would not be limited to the young and superfit.
- The deals include return flights with Continental Airlines from Gatwick and a stay at the famous Golden Nugget hotel.
- 2 countable(group — of birds)
bandada (feminine)(— of aircraft)he is in the top flight of physicists
escuadrilla (feminine)está entre los físicos más destacados or prominentesExample sentences
- This is a region dotted with Chotts, lakes and salt marshes that expand and subtract with the seasons, attracting vast flights of birds as well as herds.
- A flight of birds flew up through the sky, frightened of whoever was there.
- Some of these dances represented the caribou hunt; others might portray a flight of birds or a battle with the weather.
- Though each side had fewer aircraft and smaller flights, the combat was just as deadly.
- Fortunately the second aircraft in the flight missed the wires completely, possibly by flying under them.
- Whenever the weather cooperated, FAS sent flights of aircraft to hit the British task force.
- 3 countable (of stairs)Example sentences
- They made their way up to the fourth floor via a creaky flight of steps.
- She walked around the ground level looking for the flight of stairs that led to the second floor.
- Muketsu, the first in Chizome's line, climbed the short flight of stairs and stepped to the front of the altar.
- 4 uncountable 4.1 (act of fleeing) to put somebody to flightponer a alguien en fugato take flight
hacer huir a alguiendarse a la fuga4.2 (Finance) the flight of capital abroadla fuga de capitales al extranjeroExample sentences
- No investor flight has happened yet, but hot money can leave the region as fast as it roars in.
- They signal capital flight by Western investors, I have not yet noticed, but then, I cannot keep an eye on everything.
- Here the response to currency devaluation and capital flight would be to impose further cuts on social policies and further constraints on the poor.
- Among the wildlife in headlong flight is a scorpion.
- The twenty-eight year old poet was theoretically en route from Milan; in reality he was in flight from an England which was still agog at rumours of his lunatic behaviour.
- True historical breakthroughs, in which the defender is shocked into inaction or headlong flight, are almost impossible to achieve.
- 5 (on dart, arrow)Example sentences
- The skip pass completed, every defensive player moved with player movement and flight of the ball as dictated by the rules.
- This basically means that there are no unnecessary moving parts in Tiger's swing, which has allowed him to control the trajectory of his ball flight better.
- The releasing or rolling of the club head through impact ensures greater power and the ability to control the ball flight.
- The standard clock-face became established in the late 19th century, and paper flights to fit the darts were patented in 1898.
- Believe it or not, you can buy flights for darts that come complete with the smell of stale beer.
- In fact it suggests to us nothing less than a set of plastic dart flights.
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