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flight

noun (MOVEMENT)    /flaɪt/
[U] an occasion when something flies or moves through the air: an eagle in flight Suddenly the whole flock of geese took flight (= started flying). Modern missiles are so accurate because their flight is controlled by computer.Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraft [C] a group of birds, aircraft, etc. flying together: a flight of geese/swansAnimal groupingsAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
(Definition of flight noun (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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