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Dictionary definition for: Flight

1. (n) a formation of aircraft in flight

2. (v) shoot a bird in flight

3. (n) an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"

4. (v) fly in a flock; "flighting wild geese"

5. (n) a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next

6. (v) decorate with feathers; "fledge an arrow"

7. (n) the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital" "the canary escaped from its cage" "his flight was an indication of his guilt"

8. (n) an air force unit smaller than a squadron

9. (n) passing above and beyond ordinary bounds; "a flight of fancy" "flights of rhetoric" "flights of imagination"

10. (n) the path followed by an object moving through space

11. (n) a flock of flying birds

12. (n) a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports; "I took the noon flight to Chicago"

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