Definitions for "fly "
Keywords:  lure, flies, flee, diptera, swiftly
An African insect (_Glossina morsitans_) whose bite is commonly regarded as nature's most efficacious remedy for insomnia, though some patients prefer that of the American novelist (_Mendax interminabilis_).
To move or pass swiftly; to hasten away; to circulate rapidly; as, a ship flies on the deep; a top flies around; rumor flies.
To run from danger; to attempt to escape; to flee; as, an enemy or a coward flies. See Note under Flee.
To float, wave, or rise in the air, as sparks or a flag.
To cause to fly or to float in the air, as a bird, a kite, a flag, etc.
The length of an extended flag from its staff; sometimes, the length from the "union" to the extreme end.
To suspend scenery, drops or lighting from a pipe batten hung from the grid. The term is also used to describe the act of raising or lowering scenery or a drop out of or into the view of the audience; as in, "fly cityscape out" in a stage crew's cue sheet.
Suspend equipment and/or people.
(verb) To raise a piece of scenery (or an actor) out of sight by a system of ropes and/or wires. This theatre practice dates back at least to ancient Greek times (see also deus ex machina).
Keywords:  album, song, butterfly, vida, gadda
Fly is the 1971 sophomore double album by Yoko Ono. It was a complete avant-garde/Fluxus package in a gatefold sleeve that came with a full-size poster and a postcard to order Ono's book Grapefruit. Notable songs include the singles "Midsummer New York" and "Mrs.
Fly, an album by English soprano Sarah Brightman, is her second album with producer Frank Peterson. More pop and rock influenced than some of her previous Broadway and operatic albums, it was re-released in 1996 with her single "Time To Say Goodbye" as the first track.
The part of a vane pointing the direction from which the wind blows.
Two or more vanes set on a revolving axis, to act as a fanner, or to equalize or impede the motion of machinery by the resistance of the air, as in the striking part of a clock.
A heavy wheel, or cross arms with weights at the ends on a revolving axis, to regulate or equalize the motion of machinery by means of its inertia, where the power communicated, or the resistance to be overcome, is variable, as in the steam engine or the coining press. See Fly wheel (below).
To move through the air or before the wind; esp., to pass or be driven rapidly through the air by any impulse.
A shuttle driven through the shed by a blow or jerk.
The outer canvas of a tent with double top, usually drawn over the ridgepole, but so extended as to touch the roof of the tent at no other place.
Keywords:  zipper, flap, bootee, overcoats, button
The fore flap of a bootee; also, a lap on trousers, overcoats, etc., to conceal a row of buttons.
an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or buttons concealed by a fold of cloth
A convenience opening in the front of shorts or pants. Can be closed with a zipper, buttons or velcro, or it might just be an overlapping flap.
Keywords:  carriage, hansom, hire, brighton, shaw
A kind of light carriage for rapid transit, plying for hire and usually drawn by one horse.
or Rat] : a quick-travelling carriage, especially a light vehicle introduced in Brighton in 1816 and originally drawn by men [oriental Rick Shaw]; later, any one-horse covered carriage (as cab or hansom) let out for hire.
Keywords:  crafty
run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"
A Fly Route(streak) is a pattern run by a receiver in American Football, where the receiver runs straight upfield towards the endzone. The goal of the pattern is to outrun any defensive backs and get behind them, catching an undefended pass while running untouched for a touchdown. Generally, the fastest receiver on the team or any receiver faster than the man covering him would be the one to run these routes.
The fruitfly (drosophila) was and is the traditional geneticist's tool. It has been transformed to an magnificent embryologist's tool, with developmental mechanisms being uncovered in this system combined with homolgy gene searches in other species. Genome has been sequenced! Frog
To manage (an aircraft) in flight; as, to fly an aëroplane.
travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"
travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
Keywords:  you're, tokes, compliment, you'd, stuff
cool, attractive, together. someone you'd like to be around. calling someone fly is a compliment and, between sexes, may indicate that the speaker is over the subject. "You're pretty fly for a white guy." "Man, that girl at the bead store was real fly." contrast with .
To be high. "Two tokes of that stuff and you're flying!"
The moving portions of an extension ladder.
Either of the top sections of an extension or aerial ladder.
Keywords:  leapfrog, pentop, pen, inc, enterprises
Fly is a "pentop computer", which is a type of pen with a computer inside. It is manufactured by Leapfrog Enterprises Inc.
Fly is an artist, a performer, a punk, a squatter. She has squatted New York's Lower East Side for the last decade, and was involved in the tenant's demonstrations that turned that neighborhood into a modern day war zone in the early 1990s.
Keywords:  hawk, hunt
To hunt with a hawk.
Keywords:  volant, hurry, move, bird, wings
To move in or pass through the air with wings, as a bird.
move, go, hurry. [Volant talk
The act of moving items up and down.
Keywords:  boutell, png, thomas, jpeg, creation
fly is a C program that creates PNG, JPEG, or GIF images on the fly from any program. Using Thomas Boutell's gd graphics library for fast image creation, it provides a command line interface for creating and modifying images.
(British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
Flycatcher, almost invariably qualified as eg Pied Fly, Spotted Fly. Sometimes also given as 'flicka'.
Keywords:  elusive, witted, sharp
Sharp-witted and elusive.
A brand of paramotor. Also the dream most of us have had since childhood. Here is your chance...
Keywords:  lift, piers, rigging, stage, theater
One of the upper screens of a stage in a theater.
Lift something above the level of the stage floor, by means of rigging or lines run from the grid.
To lift an object in or out. Submitted by Piers from London, UK.
Blank pages which often appear at the front or back of a book, and more often found in hardcover books. Compare with endpapers.
Knowing; wide awake; fully understanding another's meaning.
To be no fool, to know a thing or two, to be fly, to give it a fly, to make an attempt.
Waste cotton.
A hidden extension of a cheaper or waste piece of material stitched to final cover, to reduce the amount of covering material required..
Waste fibres produced during carding, drawing and spinning.
transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"
Formerly, the person who took the printed sheets from the press.
A vibrating frame with fingers, attached to a power to a power printing press for doing the same work.
that part of the printing press that delivers the printed material
Keywords:  witch, familiar, spirit, attendant
A familiar spirit; a witch's attendant.
Keywords:  parasite
A parasite.
To carry logs completely off of the ground on a skyline.
Keywords:  rage, emotional, change, another, one
change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage"
a deep pass pattern where the receiver 'flys' down the field in a straight line, looking back to the quarterback after covering 10 yards. [Example
Keywords:  latch, hinged, needle, engaged, loop
The piece hinged to the needle, which holds the engaged loop in position while the needle is penetrating another loop; a latch.
Keywords:  nice, looks, smooth, manner, good
"C.R.E.A.M." nice looking or just good in general
smooth (to describe looks or manner of performance).
Keywords:  hop, fresh, hip, cool, early
Cool, same as "fresh". Early hip-hop term.
Frequency Modulation (FM) FM Synthesis
Ventilating device commonly installed in lower body garments.
Keywords:  compass, marked, card, points, part
That part of a compass on which the points are marked; the compass card.
Keywords:  plane
fly a plane
Keywords:  hit
Fibers which fly out into the atmosphere during handling and processing.
Keywords:  human
The Human Fly