flies


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flies

 (flīz)
v.
Third person singular present tense of fly1.

flies

The space above the stage where scenery and lighting can hang out of audience view.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flies - (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
space - an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"
Translations

flies

pl (Brit: on trousers) → (Hosen)schlitz m

flies

pl de fly
References in classic literature ?
And the willow-wren summoned everything which flew in the air, not only birds, large and small, but midges, and hornets, bees and flies had to come.
to the bird that flies away with the big crust, you know now that you ought not to do this, for he is very likely taking it to Peter Pan.
Flee, my friend, into thy solitude: I see thee stung all over by the poisonous flies.
A swarm of hungry blood-sucking flies settled upon him.
She flies, she is joyous, she is just born; she seeks the spring, the open air, liberty: oh, yes
But these flies are capable of transmitting animal and human pathogens that can lead to foodborne diseases, including Escherichia coli, Salmonella, and Shigella bacteria.
Like mailboxes and roadside weeds, flies come with the territory when you live in the country.
Only in the past decade have fruit flies emerged as a model animal for studying aggression.
By dusk, Cox, who flies for Evergreen Aviation in Oregon, Dillman and the other pilots are headed to dinner and back to their motels after making more than a half-dozen water drops each.
Tying flies is a core element in mastering the art of fly fishing.
Not only does the product itself represent a revolutionary solution to the age-old problem of controlling menacing flies but its introductory ad campaign was created by an organization that defies the traditional definition of "agency.
Flies lacking the DJ-1 gene showed selective sensitivity to widely used agricultural toxicants that kill neurons mainly through oxidative stress.