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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Flown'

Flown Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    fly adj : (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked n
  1. two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  2. flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent [syn: tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, tent flap]
  3. an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or buttons concealed by a fold of cloth [syn: fly front]
  4. (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air [syn: fly ball]
  5. fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect v
  6. travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly" [syn: wing]
  7. move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place"
  8. fly a plane [syn: aviate, pilot]
  9. transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"
  10. cause to fly or float; "fly a kite"
  11. be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying"
  12. change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage"
  13. pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him" [syn: fell, vanish]
  14. travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
  15. display in the air or cause to float; "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N." 1
  16. run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled" [syn: flee, take flight] 1
  17. travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft; "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic" 1
  18. hit a fly 1
  19. decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized" [syn: vanish, vaporize] [also: flown, flew]
Flown Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    flown See fly
Flown Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Flown \Flown\, p. p. of Fly; -- often used with the auxiliary verb to be; as, the birds are flown.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Flown'


  • Spirits Having Flown: Spirits Having Flown is the Bee Gees ' fifteenth original album, released in 1979. It was the group's first album after their ...
  • Flown Flags: Flown flags have traditionally be handed out by dignitaries for special occasions and events. A flown flag is defined as a flag that has ...
  • Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown): "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" (also known as simply "Norwegian Wood") is a song by The Beatles that first appeared on the 1965 ...
  • The Eagle Has Flown: The Eagle Has Flown is a book by Jack Higgins , first published in 1991. It is a quasi-sequel to The Eagle Has Landed , with a similar ...
  • This Bird Has Flown: This Bird Has Flown may refer to: Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown), a song by The Beatles This Bird Has Flown , a Beatles tribute album ...
  • 1979 Spirits Having Flown Tour: Following the release of the Spirits Having Flown album in February, 1979, The Bee Gees set out on their most lavish and successful tour ...
  • This Bird Has Flown – A 40th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles' Rubber Soul: This Bird Has Flown – A 40th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles' Rubber Soul is an indie tribute album by a variety of artists that ...
  • List of aircraft flown by Eric "Winkle" Brown: This is a list of the aircraft types flown by Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown , RN . The list is the one drawn up and verified by the ...

'Flown' in famous quotation sentence


* Take this kiss upon the brow And, in parting from you now,Thus much let me avow--You are not wrong who deemThat my days have been a dreamYet if hope has flown awayIn a night, or in a day,In a vision, or in none,Is it therefore the less goneAll that we see or seemIs but a dream within a dream. - Edgar Allan Poe


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Flown Sample Sentences in News


  • Apollo 11 Patch Flown on 1st Moon Landing to Launch with Astronauts to Mars
    When American astronauts make the next "giant leap" by launching to Mars, they will bring with them a memento from the first moon landing 45 years ago. NASA on Monday (July 21) will present the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with a mission patch that Apollo 11 crew mates Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins carried to the moon in 1969, colle Read more on this news related to 'Flown'
  • One flown to Denver-area hospital after Summit County motorcycle crash
    One person is being flown to a Denver-area hospital following a motorcycle crash in Summit County, according to Trooper Nate Reid of the Colorado State Patrol. Read more on this news related to 'Flown'
  • Should jet have flown over Ukraine?
    Why was Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 flying over war-torn eastern Ukraine? Read more on this news related to 'Flown'

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