Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. move by very quickly
  • v. pass by while flying

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Examples

  • Errors by second baseman Howard Kendrick and pitcher Scott Kazmir on bunt plays and a sacrifice fly by Mark Teixeira led to two Yankee insurance runs before Jered Weaver ended the inning by striking out Jorge Posada.

    One Season

  • Once Dunross was settled and trimmed, Maclver leaned forward and put circles of cardboard over the instruments to force Dunross to fly by feel and sound only, to listen to the pitch and tone; slowing meant the engine was working harder so they were climbing — watch for stalling — and faster, that it was diving, losing altitude.

    Noble House

  • And, indeed, it knew the real story of Amba and Naran too, for one dusk many days before, it had watched them fly by in a blaze of chariots, cloaks, and amber-copper hair.

    Songs of Love & Death

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