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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.
flintlock an obsolete gun mechanism in which a flint strikes steel, making a spark that ignites the priming powder. [2 definitions]
flinty made of or containing flint. [2 definitions]
flip1 to toss sharply so as to cause to turn over or spin. [9 definitions]
flip2 a mixed drink made with an alcoholic beverage, sugar, and beaten eggs.
flip3 (informal) disrespectful; discourteous. [2 definitions]
flip-flop a sudden reversal or change of mind, allegiance, or the like. [7 definitions]
flip one's lid (slang) to lose control of oneself.
flip one's wig (slang) to lose control of oneself.