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fly·o·ver

 (flī′ō′vər)
n.
1. A flight over a specific location, usually at low altitude, as by a formation of military aircraft.
2. Chiefly British An overpass, as on a highway.
adj.
Informal Of or relating to the interior region of the United States and Canada, ostensibly regarded as provincial or dull by residents of urban areas along the coasts. Used attributively: a flyover state; flyover cities.

flyover

(ˈflaɪˌəʊvə)
n
1. (Civil Engineering)
a. an intersection of two roads at which one is carried over the other by a bridge
b. such a bridge
2. (Aeronautics) the US name for fly-past

fly•o•ver

(ˈflaɪˌoʊ vər)

n.
1. a formation of aircraft flight for observation from the ground.
2. a flight over a specified area.
3. Brit. overpass.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flyover - bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
2.flyover - a flight at a low altitude (usually of military aircraft) over spectators on the groundflyover - a flight at a low altitude (usually of military aircraft) over spectators on the ground
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Translations
شارِع عُلوي فوق شارع آخَر
nadjezd
overføringvejbro
vegbrú

flyover

[ˈflaɪˌəʊvəʳ] N (Brit) (Aut) → paso m elevado, paso m a desnivel (LAm) (US) (= flypast) → desfile m aéreo

flyover

[ˈflaɪəʊvər] n (British) (= overpass) → pont m autoroutierfly paper npapier m tue-mouches

flyover

[ˈflaɪˌəʊvəʳ] n (Brit) (bridge) → cavalcavia m inv

fly2

(flai) past tense flew (fluː) : past participle flown (floun) verb
1. to (make something) go through the air on wings etc or in an aeroplane. The pilot flew (the plane) across the sea.
2. to run away (from). He flew (the country).
3. (of time) to pass quickly. The days flew past.
ˈflyer, ˈflier noun
1. a person who flies an aeroplane etc or is in one.
2. a sheet of paper advertising a product, event etc. handing out flyers to passers-by.
flying saucer
a strange flying object thought possibly to come from another planet.
flying visit
a very short, often unexpected, visit. She paid her mother a flying visit.
frequent flyer/flier noun
a passenger who flies frequently in the same airline and receives bonuses accordingly.
ˈflyleaf noun
a blank page at the beginning or end of a book.
ˈflyover noun
a road etc which is built up so as to cross above another. a flyover across the motorway.
fly in the face of
to oppose or defy; to treat with contempt. He flew in the face of danger.
fly into
suddenly to get into (a rage, a temper etc).
fly off the handle
to lose one's temper.
get off to a flying start
to have a very successful beginning. Our new shop has got off to a flying start.
let fly (often with at)
to throw, shoot or send out violently. He let fly (an arrow) at the target.
send (someone/something) flying
to hit or knock someone or something so that he or it falls down or falls backwards. She hit him and sent him flying.
References in classic literature ?
Fly over my city, little Swallow, and tell me what you see there.
No more," he concluded, "will your great bird fly over our people dropping death among them from the skies--Usanga will see to that," and he walked abruptly away toward a group of his own fighting men who were congregated near the stake where they were laughing and joking with the women.
The development projects yet to be completed were said to also include those underway on Shahrah e Pakistan, most prominently being the fly over.
laboriously set up decoys and blinds and lie on frozen ground waiting for them to fly over, you've earned your cooked goose.
He said Defence Minister Stephen Smith had confirmed the traditional F/A-18 fly over the Grand Prix would be scrapped this year.
Chief of the Defence Staff Sir Jock Stirrup paid tribute The Prince of Wales takes the salute for the Parade at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Members of the public had a chance to take turns on a Challenger Two Tank during Armed Forces Day Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, starring a Lancaster Bomber and a Spitfire, with crowds applauding the troops on their Cardiff parade The Red Arrows fly over Cardiff in honour of the Armed Forces, on Saturday, when the focus of the UK Armed Forces Day was Cardiff PICTURE: Peter Bolter
Over the next two weeks, its newly launched blimp - the DIRECTV Starship - will fly over Tampa, St.