flying flying  /f ˈlaɪ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an instance of traveling by air
  2. (adj) moving swiftly
  3. (adj) hurried and brief

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The annual Flying Day competition from Red Bull challenges people to create human-powered flying machines and launch them from a three-story deck with the hope of achieving flight.

News

  1. `Flying Wallenda' readies for Grand Canyon high-wire act

    Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation member of the "Flying Wallendas" family of acrobats, is getting ready for a quarter-mile walk across the Grand Canyon on a steel cable.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. `Flying Wallenda’ readies for Grand Canyon high-wire act (Video)

    Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation member of the "Flying Wallendas" family of acrobats, is getting ready for a quarter-mile walk across the Grand Canyon on a steel cable.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

  3. Flying bicycle unveiled

    A flying bicycle made its debut flight this week in the Czech Republic. It may not have flown high, far...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 8 WGHP

Quotes

  1. "The goal of the project is to have a solar-powered plane flying day and night without fuel," Solar Impluse team co-founder Bertrand Piccard told the AP. "This flight is crucial for the credibility of the project."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bertrand Piccard Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. "Working in a bipartisan way, we sent a message to Wall Street. The party is over," said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. "The era of golden parachutes for high flying Wall Street operators is over. No longer will the US taxpayer bail out the...
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: AFP

  3. "The weight of bureaucracy kept these planes from flying, not the heavy winds," Republican US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher told The Associated Press. "When you look at what's happened, it's disgusting, inexcusable foot-dragging that's put tens of...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Dana Rohrabacher Source: Forbes

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