1 capable of or engaged in flight; "the bat is a flying animal"
2 moving swiftly; "fast-flying planes"; "played the difficult passage with flying fingers" [syn: fast-flying]
3 streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "flying banners"; "flags waving in the breeze" [syn: aflare, flaring, waving]
4 designed for swift movement or action; "a flying police squad is trained for quick action anywhere in the city"
5 of or relating to passage through the air especially aviation; "a flying time of three hours between cities"; "unidentified flying objects"
6 hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit" [syn: quick, fast]
7 done swiftly in or as if in the air; used e.g. of a racing start in which runners are already in motion as they cross the starting line; "a flying start"; "crossed the goal line with a flying leap" n : an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him" [syn: flight]
- present participle of fly
Flying is the act or process of flight. The term may also refer to:
- Flying (magazine), an aviation monthly
- "Flying" (song), an instrumental song by the Beatles
- Flying (Bryan Adams song), a 2004 single by Bryan Adams
- "Flying", a song by James Newton Howard on the 2003 Peter Pan soundtrack
- "Flying", a song by Anathema on the 2002 album "A Natural Disaster"
- Flying (1986 film), a 1986 Canada film
- Flying (book), a memoir by Kate Millett
- Flying (blog), a blog by a freight pilot Flying.org
- Flying (Website), a Website magazine Flyingway.com
- The name of several record labels:
- Fly (disambiguation)
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