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Definition

[n] (baseball) a hit that flies high in the air
[n] two-winged insects characterized by active flight
[n] an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or buttons concealed by a fold of cloth
[n] fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
[n] flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
[adj] (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
[v] decrease rapidly, as of money
[v] change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage"
[v] transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"
[v] hit a fly, in baseball
[v] be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying"
[v] travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
[v] move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place"
[v] travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft; "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic"
[v] cause to fly or float; "fly a kite"
[v] travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"
[v] fly a plane
[v] pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
[v] to run away; "He threw down his gun and fled."
[v] display in the air or cause to float; "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N."

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