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flight1 an act of passing through air or space by flying. [6 definitions]
flight2 an act or instance of fleeing.
flight attendant an airline employee who tends to the needs of passengers during a flight; steward or stewardess.
flight bag a small, lightweight, flexible piece of luggage with a zipper in the top.
flight control the guidance and direction given to an aircraft by radio from a ground facility.
flight crew the crew of an aircraft.
flight deck the top surface of an aircraft carrier, used as a runway. [2 definitions]
flight engineer the member of a flight crew who handles the mechanical aspects of a flight.
flight feather any of the larger, stronger feathers in the wing or tail of a bird that are crucial for its flight.
flightless unable to fly, as ostriches and certain other birds.
flight strip an emergency or makeshift runway; airstrip.
flight surgeon a military doctor trained in aviation medicine.
flight-test to fly (an aircraft or rocket) or launch (a missile) for testing purposes.
flighty lacking stability, or serious purpose or interest; irresponsible; frivolous. [2 definitions]
flimflam (informal) a bit of nonsense; foolery. [3 definitions]
flimsy not solid or substantial; fragile; weak. [3 definitions]
flinch to draw away suddenly, as in pain or fear; wince. [3 definitions]
flinders chips, splinters, or fragments.
fling to throw violently or forcefully; hurl. [8 definitions]
flint a very hard form of quartz that gives off sparks when it is struck by steel. [3 definitions]
flint glass a bright fusible optical glass that contains lead oxide and is used for lenses and crystal.