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flight

 
Noun flight has 9 senses
  1. flight - a formation of aircraft in flight
    --1 is a kind of
    formation
  2. flight, flying - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
    --2 is a kind of air travel, aviation, air
    --2 has particulars:
     acrobatics, aerobatics, stunting, stunt flying; blind flying, blind landing; ballooning; flyover, flypast; glide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing; overflight; pass; solo; sortie; terrain flight, low level flight
    Derived forms: verb flight2, verb flight1
  3. flight, flight of stairs, flight of steps - a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
    --3 is a kind of stairway, staircase, stairs, steps
  4. escape, flight - the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
    --4 is a kind of running away
    --4 has particulars:
     evasion; break, breakout, jailbreak, gaolbreak, prisonbreak, prison-breaking; getaway, lam; exodus, hegira, hejira; Hegira, Hejira; Underground Railroad, Underground Railway
    Derived form: verb flee1
  5. flight - an air force unit smaller than a squadron
    --5 is a kind of
    air unit
  6. flight - passing above and beyond ordinary bounds; "a flight of fancy"; "flights of rhetoric"; "flights of imagination"
    --6 is a kind of
    creativity, creativeness, creative thinking
  7. trajectory, flight - the path followed by an object moving through space
    --7 is a kind of mechanical phenomenon
    --7 has particulars: ballistics, ballistic trajectory; gravity-assist
  8. flight - a flock of flying birds
    --8 is a kind of
    flock
    Derived form: verb flight2
  9. flight - a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports; "I took the noon flight to Chicago"
    --9 is a kind of
    trip
    --9 has particulars:
     connecting flight; direct flight; domestic flight; international flight; nonstop flight, nonstop; redeye, redeye flight
Verb flight has 3 senses
  1. flight - shoot a bird in flight
    --1 is one way to
    shoot, pip
    Derived form: noun flight2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. flight - fly in a flock; "flighting wild geese"
    --2 is one way to
    fly, wing
    Derived forms: noun flight8, noun flight2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. fledge, flight - decorate with feathers; "fledge an arrow"
    --3 is one way to decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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