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Overview of noun flying

The noun flying has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. flight, flying

(an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him")


Overview of verb fly

The verb fly has 14 senses? (first 9 from tagged texts)
1. (33) fly, wing

(travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly")

2. (9) fly

(move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place")

3. (5) fly, aviate, pilot

(operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba")

4. (3) fly

(transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America")

5. (2) fly

(cause to fly or float; "fly a kite")

6. (2) fly

(be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying")

7. (2) fly

(change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage")

8. (1) fly, fell, vanish

(pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him")

9. (1) fly

(travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?")

10. fly

(display in the air or cause to float; "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N.")

11. flee, fly, take flight

(run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled")

12. fly

(travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft; "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic")

13. fly

(hit a fly)

14. vanish, fly, vaporize

(decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized")


Overview of adj flying

The adj flying has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) fast-flying, flying

(moving swiftly; "fast-flying planes"; "played the difficult passage with flying fingers")

2. flying, quick, fast

(hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit")

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