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Noun: flight  flIt
  1. The action or process of travelling by air
    "flight was still an exciting adventure for him";
    - flying
  2. A scheduled trip by plane between designated airports
    "I took the noon flight to Chicago"
  3. A stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
    - flight of stairs, flight of steps
  4. An air force unit smaller than a squadron
  5. Passing above and beyond ordinary bounds
    "a flight of fancy"; "flights of rhetoric"; "flights of imagination"
  6. The path followed by an object moving through space
    - trajectory
  7. A flock of flying birds
  8. A formation of aircraft in flight
  9. The act of escaping physically
    "his flight was an indication of his guilt";
    - escape
  10. A tail on an arrow or dart used to help it follow a straight path
Verb: flight  flIt
  1. Shoot a bird in flight
  2. Fly in a flock
    "flighting wild geese"
  3. Decorate with feathers
    "flight an arrow";
    - fledge

Derived forms: flights, flighting, flighted

Type of: adorn, air, air travel, air unit, aviation, beautify, blow away [informal], creative thinking, creativeness, creativity, decorate, embellish, flock, fly, formation, grace, mechanical phenomenon, ornament, pip [informal], running away, shoot, smoke [N. Amer, informal], staircase, stairway, trip, wing

Encyclopedia: Flight, Bremen 1961