overfly overfly  /ˌoʊ vərf ˈlaɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (v) fly over

Usage(s):

  1. He now says they will not overfly.
  2. An appeal by British prime minister Tony Blair finally secured them the right to overfly northern China, the last geopolitical hurdle on their round-the-world flight.
  3. When it seemed that the enemy had a clear escape route west, Moore ordered three flights to overfly them and set down out of sight behind them.

News

  • Beyond NYC: Other places adapting to climate, too

    (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong, File). FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo, cars are parked on an overfly on a flooded street in Bangkok, Thailand.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Your Hometown Lima Stations

Quotes

  1. "However, neither the B777 nor the A340 provide an economical solution to our desire to have some of our services overfly midpoint hubs," Dixon said.
    on Dec 14, 2005 By: Geoff Dixon Source: FOXNews

  2. "The situation is precarious and the things they [Russia] are doing are outrageous. Unfortunately, they are not opposed by the Europeans and other players," Mr Saakashvili said. "If you can claim a legitimate right to overfly a neighbouring...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Mikhail Saakashvili Source: Times Online

  3. "Our basic interest," said former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, "is to have the ability to go into a country and have a relationship and have understandings about our ability to land or overfly and to do things that are of mutual...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Donald Rumsfeld Source: Inquirer.net

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