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English definition of “flyby”

flyby

noun [C]     /ˈflaɪ.baɪ/ (plural flybys)
a flight , especially in a spacecraft , past a particular point in space : The pictures were taken during the spacecraft's 25-minute flyby of the asteroid .Space travelTravelling by aircraftAviationMovement through the air US for flypastAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the airCeremonies
(Definition of flyby noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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