flown flown  /f ˈloʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  2. (n) flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
  3. (n) an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
  4. (n) (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
  5. (n) fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
  6. (v) travel through the air; be airborne
  7. (v) move quickly or suddenly
  8. (v) operate an airplane
  9. (v) transport by aeroplane
  10. (v) cause to fly or float
  11. (v) be dispersed or disseminated
  12. (v) change quickly from one emotional state to another
  13. (v) pass away rapidly
  14. (v) travel in an airplane
  15. (v) display in the air or cause to float
  16. (v) run away quickly
  17. (v) travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
  18. (v) hit a fly
  19. (v) decrease rapidly and disappear
  20. (adj) (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He was then flown to a reunion with his father, and the Gonzalez family holed up in a Washington suburb while the courts determined Elian's fate.
  2. Aircraft had long before flown over the summit, and within a few decades literally hundreds of other people from many nations would climb Everest too.
  3. The capsule landed 108 minutes later with Gagarin parachuting the final leg of the journey, the first man to have flown in space, the first to orbit our earth.

News

  1. Woman thrown from horse in Loxahatchee flown to local hospital

    A woman was flown to a local hospital today after she was thrown from a horse in Loxahatchee.Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews were called just after 9 a.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

  2. Police: Motorcyclist flown to hospital after crash in Thomasville

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police say a motorcyclist was flown to an area hospital Tuesday night after a wreck in Thomasville....
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 8 WGHP

  3. San Diego teen kidnapped, flown to Florida by man he met online

    A missing Escondido teen has been found thousands of miles away from home. Authorities say he was kidnapped and flown to Florida by a man he met online.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

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