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noun in ]]
  1. The act of flying.
Birds are capable of flight
  1. An instance of flying.
The migrating birds' flight took them to Africa.
  1. A collective term for doves or swallows.
  2. A journey made by an air craft, eg a balloon, plane or space shuttle.
The flight to Paris leaves at 7 o'clock tonight
  1. The act of fleeing. (It is noun version of flee).
take flight'
  1. A set of stairs or an escalator. A series of stairs between Landing, landings.
  2. A floor which are reached to by stairs or escalators.
How many flights is it up?
  1. A feather on an arrow or dart used to help it follow an even path.
  2. A paper plane.
  3. (cricket): The movement of a spinning ball through the air - concerns its speed, trajectory and drift.
  4. The ballistic trajectory of an arrow or other projectile.
  5. A Aerodynamics, aerodynamic surfaces designed to guide such a projectile's trajectory.
  6. Act of fleeing of a refugee or a fugitive.
  7. An air force unit.
  8. Several sample glasses of a specific wine varietal. The pours are smaller than a full glass and the flight will generally include three to five different samples.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: vlucht , vliegen
  • German: Flug
  • French: fuite
  • Italian: volo
adjective 
  1. (obscure or slang): Wayward, opposed.
Note: Nowadays we refer to people being flighty instead.
Etymology: flyht


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