fast-flying fast-flying

Definition(s):

  • (adj) moving swiftly

Usage(s):

  1. Unlike, say, Shrek, Hannah Montana has no fast-flying references and in-jokes for the grownups.
  2. The fast-flying 19th century would laugh us to scorn should we attempt it.
  3. In this April nesting season, these smallish, fast-flying seabirds trade chores in a quick exchange at dawn.

News

  1. Falcons are flying high again, and Xcel's played a part

    BECKER, Minn. — Four decades ago, watching a peregrine falcon soaring through the sky east of the Mississippi River wasn't possible. The fast-flying raptors hovered on the brink of extinction after widespread use of the pesticide DDT reduced their ability to produce viable eggs.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Xcel lending a helping hand to peregrine falcons

    Four decades ago, watching a peregrine falcon soaring through the sky east of the Mississippi River wasn't possible. The fast-flying raptors hovered on the brink of extinction after widespread use of the pesticide DDT reduced their ability to produce viable eggs. That history made Wednesday's scene at the Sherco power plant in Becker even more remarkable. A group of schoolchildren watched ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: St. Cloud Times

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