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  • 1 Flying — Fly ing, a. [From {Fly}, v. i.] Moving in the air with, or as with, wings; moving lightly or rapidly; intended for rapid movement. [1913 Webster] {Flying army} (Mil.) a body of cavalry and infantry, kept in motion, to cover its own garrisons and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Flying — is the act or process of flight. The term may also refer to: *Aviation * Flying (magazine), an aviation monthly * Flying , the second album by British rock band UFO * Flying (song), an instrumental song by the Beatles *Flying (Bryan Adams song),… …

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  • 3 Flying J — Inc. is a privately held U.S. corporation which operates travel plazas under the Flying J brand, along with related services.DescriptionFounded in 1968 by O. Jay Call and headquartered in Ogden, Utah, Flying J is now the largest retailer of… …

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  • 4 flying — O.E. fleogende flying, winged, prp. of FLY (Cf. fly) (v.1). Flying buttress is from 1660s; flying fish is from 1510s. Flying saucer first attested 1947, though the image of saucers for unidentified flying objects is from at least 1880s. Flying… …

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  • 5 Flying — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Flying» Canción de The Beatles Álbum Magical Mystery Tour Publicación noviembre de 1967 (US) ( …

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  • 6 Flying J — Rechtsform Gründung 1968 Sitz Ogden, Utah Mitarbeiter 15.900 (Stand:2009) Branche Erdöl, Tankstellen …

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  • 7 flying — ► ADJECTIVE 1) moving through or fluttering in the air. 2) hasty; brief: a flying visit. ● with flying colours Cf. ↑with flying colours …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 flying — [flī′iŋ] adj. 1. that flies or can fly 2. moving as if flying; moving swiftly; fast 3. like flight through the air 4. hasty and brief [a flying trip] 5. of or for aircraft or aviators 6. organized to act quickly, as in an emergency …

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  • 9 Flying — Chanson par The Beatles extrait de l’album Magical Mystery Tour Sortie 27 novembre 1967 …

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  • 10 flying — [adj] in the air, winged aerial, aeronautical, airborne, avian, drifting, express, flapping, fleet, floating, fluttering, gliding, hovering, mercurial, mobile, on the wing, plumed, soaring, speedy, streaming, swooping, volant, volar, volitant,… …

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  • 11 Flying P — Lief als Padua 1926 als letzter P Liner vom Stapel und ist als einziger noch aktiv: die heutige Krusenstern Modell des …

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  • 12 Flying V — Gibson Flying V Gibson Flying V Une Gibson Flying V est une guitare électrique qui a été produite pour la première fois en 1958 par la firme Gibson. Toutefois les premiers prototypes datent de 1957. Histoire La première série de la Gibson Flying… …

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  • 13 flying — adj. & n. adj. 1 fluttering or waving in the air; hanging loose. 2 hasty, brief (a flying visit). 3 designed for rapid movement. 4 (of an animal) able to make very long leaps by using winglike membranes etc. n. flight, esp. in an aircraft.… …

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  • 14 Flying V — Michael Schenker mit seiner Gibson Flying V Die Flying V ist eine E Gitarre der US amerikanischen Firma Gibson Guitar Corporation. Der Präsident der Firma Gibson Guitar Corporation, Ted McCarty, entschied sich Mitte der 50er Jahre, einige neue… …

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  • 15 flying — fly|ing1 [ˈflaı ıŋ] adj 1.) [only before noun] able to fly = ↑winged ▪ a story about a flying horse 2.) with flying colours if you pass a test with flying colours, you are very successful in it 3.) a flying visit a quick visit because you do not… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 flying — fly|ing1 [ flaııŋ ] adjective only before noun * 1. ) able to fly: a flying insect a ) done by throwing yourself through the air: a flying jump/leap/kick 2. ) moving fast through the air as a result of an explosion or of being thrown: He was… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 flying — /fluy ing/, adj. 1. making flight or passing through the air; that flies: a flying insect; an unidentified flying object. 2. floating, fluttering, waving, hanging, or moving freely in the air: flying banners; flying hair. 3. extending through the …

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  • 18 flying */ — I UK [ˈflaɪɪŋ] / US adjective [only before noun] 1) moving fast through the air as a result of an explosion or of being thrown He was knocked unconscious by a flying bottle. flying debris/glass: About 20 people were injured by flying glass. 2)… …

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  • 19 flying — [[t]fla͟ɪɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n A flying animal has wings and is able to fly. ...species of flying insects. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If someone or something gets off to a flying start, or makes a flying start, they start very well, for example in a… …

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  • 20 flying — 1 adjective / flaI IN / 1 with flying colours if you pass a test with flying colours, you are very successful in it 2 a flying visit a quick visit because you are in a hurry : They ve been down here for a flying visit. 3 a flying jump/leap a long …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English