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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overfly.

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Examples

  • A satellite on polar orbit effectively 'overflies' the entire earth as the earth rotates underneath it.

    LBO-Lanka Business Online

  • Third, Obama should work with the Japanese government to display the capabilities of US-made Japanese ballistic missile defenses, and Japan's willingness to use them if a North Korea missile overflies its territory.

    Peter Henne: A Progressive Strategy for US-North Korea Relations

  • The orbit overflies all of the world's most populated areas.

    NASA Watch: News: January 2008 Archives

  • Lowell declares that 'The Progress of Poesy' 'overflies all other English lyrics like an eagle,' and Mr. Gosse observes of both poems that the qualities to be regarded are 'originality of structure, the varied music of their balanced strophes, as of majestic antiphonal choruses, answering one another in some antique temple, and the extraordinary skill with which the evolution of the theme is observed and restrained.'

    A History of English Literature

  • Poesy, '"says Lowell," overflies all other English lyrics like an eagle ...

    A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century

  • "I wonder if the artic satellite that missed 190,000 sq miles of ice overflies Antaractica! ..."

    Scientific Blogging

  • Yet I remember Morocco and Spain nearly shooting at each other in 2002 in a dispute over an uninhabited rock in the Mediterranean, and Greece goes ballistic every time Turkey customarily overflies Aegean airspace.

    Works and Days

  • Right: NASA's SOFIA infrared observatory 747SP overflies its home, the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif.

    Science @ NASA

  • Image 1: NASA's SOFIA infrared observatory 747SP overflies its home, the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif.

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  • -- nothing about any of the procedures, to my understanding, would affect commercial air traffic that overflies Cuba.

    Press Briefing By Mccurry Simon Emerson Fabiani

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