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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.
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.


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


(ˈflaɪˌoʊ vər)

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"
شارِع عُلوي فوق شارع آخَر


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


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


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


(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.
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Flyover will begin as two separate sections, one from just before the Mithi River bridge on Sion-Dharavi Link Road and the other from BKC junction.
Kolkata: A newly inaugurated flyover - the longest elevated road - in Kolkata is at the centre of a huge controversy, after the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) named it aACAyMa', meaning mother.
As a part of development work for the Dubai Canal project, construction work on a six-lane flyover on Dubai's Jumeirah Road has begun in the city.
The Prime Minister who arrived in Quetta on a day-long visit laid the foundation stone of the Mangi Dam, Balochistan Agriculture University Quetta and Samungli Road Flyover here at the Governor House Quetta.
The project included Mangi Dam, Balochistan Agriculture University and a flyover on Smungi Road.
Muscat: In news that brought relief to motorists, the Sheraton flyover near the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has been opened to public.
This round of funding, led by Flyover Capital, will allow Bulu Box to continue the growth of Bulu Insights.
A STREET festival held on a flyover in Liverpool city centre has been shortlisted for a national award.
I SAW the picture of the old Camp Hill flyover in the Sunday Mercury.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- A Nigerian girl was thrown out of a moving car at Mayur Vihar DND flyover of eastern Delhi.
THE Madhya Pradesh Government has constructed a flyover that gives a closer view of the defunct Union Carbide Plant responsible for the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy that killed thousands and maimed another thousand for life.
MANAMA: Urgent safety measures are being instigated to avert a repeat of the tragic Seef flyover accident last month.