from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One, such as an insect or bird, that flies with wings.
- noun The pilot of an aircraft.
- noun A passenger in an aircraft.
- noun A pamphlet or circular for mass distribution.
- noun A step in a straight stairway.
- noun Informal A daring venture.
- noun Australian A female kangaroo.
- noun Australian An exceptionally swift kangaroo.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One of the fresh-water sunfishes, Centrarchus macropterus, found in the southern United States.
- noun An apparatus attached to a printing-machine, usually a gang of parallel rods worked by a rocking shaft, which seizes each sheet as it is printed and conveys it to the delivery-table.
- noun One of the two lower-most leaves of a tobacco-plant.
- noun That which flies: as, the bird was a high flier.
- noun Specifically One who or that which moves swiftly; an animal, a person, or a thing that exhibits or is capable of great speed: as, he drove a span of fliers; the locomotive was a flier.
- noun One who flees; a fugitive; a runaway.
- noun Some part of a machine or mechanism having a rapid motion.
- noun A single step or a straight flight of steps or stairs; in the plural, stairs composed of straight flights: opposed to winding stairs.
- noun A financial venture; a speculative investment: applied to a purchase of stock by one not a regular buyer, in hope of immediate profit: as, to take a flier in Wall street.
- noun A small handbill. Also called
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who flies or flees; a runaway; a fugitive.
- noun (Mach.) A fly. See
Fly, n., 9, and 13 (b).
- noun (Spinning) See
Flyer, n., 5.
- noun (Arch.) See
Flyer, n., 4.
- noun An aëroplane or flying machine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Something that
- noun Someone who
pilotsor ridesin an airplane.
- noun A
leaflet, often for advertising.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun someone who travels by air
- noun someone who operates an aircraft
- noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
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The person who drew the flier is a sixteen-year-old boy who suffers from autism.
Original post: A Montgomery County judge hearing an emergency challenge to government efforts to campaign for an ambulance fee said Monday that a county-produced campaign flier is intended to intimidate voters.
UPDATED: Montgomery judge dismisses challenge to ambulance fee campaign Michael Laris 2010
Original post: Michael Laris reports on the Maryland Politics blog that a Montgomery County judge hearing an emergency challenge to government efforts to campaign for an ambulance fee said Monday that a county-produced campaign flier is intended to intimidate voters.
Judge dismisses campaign challenge Michael Laris 2010
January 17th, 2010 at 7: 19 pm the Brown campaign has already announced it will file suit unless the flier is withdrawn.
One flier from the state Democratic Party features a picture of Mr. Debicella with the words "Reckless Radical" scrawled across his face.
Democrat Bastions Besieged by GOP Neil King Jr. 2010
Still, even Restonian concedes that the URL that was removed from the original flier is for an anti-Tea Party website (I screenshotted that admission, by the way); and the ‘artist’ is one Mike Flugennock, a Hard Lefty (and, apparently, a closet racist) from the area.
The flier is titled "Obama's to do list" printed in faux cursive script.
Now to the most important thing: The flier is "evil" (not, note, "illegal") because it is full of angry, mean, lies.
(Sorry, just getting excited to find my liberal reflexes still work - I had a local election flier from the Tories through my door last week and it all sounded frighteningly ... reasonable!)
Riess argued that this was indeed the case [the drawing at the top, depicting the Triassic ichthyosaur Shonisaurus as an underwater flier, is by Dino Frey and from Riess (1986)].
Did ichthyosaurs fly? Probably not, no Darren Naish 2006