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Flier Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    flier n
  1. someone who travels by air [syn: flyer]
  2. someone who operates an aircraft [syn: aviator, aeronaut, airman, flyer]
  3. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers" [syn: circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flyer, throwaway]
Flier Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Flier \Fli"er\, n. An a["e]roplane or flying machine.
Flier Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Flier \Fli"er\ (fl[imac]"[~e]r), n. [Form Fly, v.; cf. Flyer]
  1. One who flies or flees; a runaway; a fugitive. --Shak.
  2. (Mach.) A fly. See Fly, n., 9, and 13 (b) .
  3. (Spinning) See Flyer, n., 5.
  4. (Arch.) See Flyer, n., 4.

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  • Flier (fish): The flier (Centrarchus macropterus) is a sunfish (family Centrarchidae ) native to muddy-bottomed swamp s, pond s, weedy lake s, and ...
  • USS Flier (SS-250): a Gato-class submarine , was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the flier , a round sunfish widely known in the ...
  • Flier (BEAM): In BEAM robotics , a flier is an aero -robot that functions in an atmospheric environment. They possess a driven mode of locomotion ...
  • Yakov Flier: Yakov Vladimirovich Flier. (Яков Владимирович Флиер; October 21 | October 8 1912 – December 18, 1977; last name also spelled Fliere or Fliyer ...

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