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action verb a verb that shows its subject performing some action. "Run," "eat," "fly," and "sing" are examples of action verbs.
aircraft any machine that can fly through the air, such as an airplane, helicopter, glider, or balloon.
airline a system of transportation that allows people to fly from one place to another, or a business that owns and operates the equipment to do this.
airliner a large airplane used to fly people from one place to another.
airplane a machine that can fly because of the force of air upon its wings; plane. An airplane is driven by propellers or a jet engine.
bird an animal with two wings, two feet, and a body covered with feathers. Most birds can fly. Birds are warm-blooded animals with skeletons inside their bodies. Birds lay eggs with hard shells. Robins, eagles, chickens, and ostriches are a few of the many kinds of birds.
bumblebee a large, furry bee, often with black and yellow stripes. Bumblebees make a loud humming or buzzing noise when they fly.
buzz to fly over very low in an aircraft. [1/4 definitions]
dodo a large bird, now extinct, with wings so small that it could not fly. Dodos were once found on islands in the Indian Ocean.
emu a large bird with long legs that runs very fast but can not fly. Emus live in Australia.
flagpole a pole on which to hang or fly a flag.
flew a past tense of fly1.
flied a past tense and past participle of fly1, verb 6.
flit to fly or move in a quick or light way.
flown a past participle of fly1.
flutter to fly with quick, light wing movements. [1/5 definitions]
fly1 to hit a baseball or softball in the air. (This is the only meaning of "fly" for which "flied" is the correct past tense.) [2/9 definitions]
flying being able to fly or seeming to fly. [2/4 definitions]
horsefly a large fly that is sometimes found in large numbers around horses, cows, or other animals. Female horseflies bite and feed on the blood of people and animals.
navigate to sail, fly, or travel across, along, or through. [1/5 definitions]
ostrich a large, powerful African bird that can run very fast but cannot fly. It has two toes on each foot and no feathers on its long legs and neck.