unidentified flying object

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un·i·den·ti·fied flying object

 (ŭn′ī-dĕn′tə-fīd′)
n.
1. A flying or apparently flying object of an unknown nature, especially one suspected to have been sent by extraterrestrial beings.
2. A flying saucer.

UFO

(ˈyuˈɛfˈoʊ; sometimes ˈyu foʊ)

n., pl. UFOs, UFO's.
unidentified flying object: any unexplained moving object observed in the sky, esp. one assumed to be of extraterrestrial origin.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unidentified flying object - an (apparently) flying object whose nature is unknownunidentified flying object - an (apparently) flying object whose nature is unknown; especially those considered to have extraterrestrial origins
fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, shadow, apparition - something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight"
Translations
neidentifikovatelný létající předmětnezjištěný létající předmětUFO
Uidentificeret Flyvende Objekt
UFOunbekanntes Flugobjektunidentifiziertes Flugobjekt
ne-identifita flug-objektoNIFO
tunnistamaton lentävä esineUFO
objet volant non-identifiéOVNI
FFHfljúgandi furðuhluturfljúgandi furîuhlutur
UFO宇宙船未確認飛行物体
Oidentifierat flygande föremålOidentifierat flygande objektUFO
đĩa baytàu bay chưa nhận biết

unidentified flying object

noggetto volante non identificato

unidentified

(anaiˈdentifaid) adjective
not identified. an unidentified victim.
unidentified flying object (often abbreviated to UFO (juːefˈou) (ˈjuːfou) )
an object from outer space, eg a flying saucer.
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