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test-fly

vb (tr) , -flies, -flying, -flew or -flown
(Aeronautics) to fly (a plane or rocket) for the first time in order to test its equipment

test′-fly`



v.t. -flew, -flown, -fly•ing.
to fly (an aircraft or spacecraft) in order to evaluate performance.
[1935–40]

test-fly


Past participle: test-flown
Gerund: test-flying

Imperative
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test-fly
Present
I test-fly
you test-fly
he/she/it test-flies
we test-fly
you test-fly
they test-fly
Preterite
I test-flew
you test-flew
he/she/it test-flew
we test-flew
you test-flew
they test-flew
Present Continuous
I am test-flying
you are test-flying
he/she/it is test-flying
we are test-flying
you are test-flying
they are test-flying
Present Perfect
I have test-flown
you have test-flown
he/she/it has test-flown
we have test-flown
you have test-flown
they have test-flown
Past Continuous
I was test-flying
you were test-flying
he/she/it was test-flying
we were test-flying
you were test-flying
they were test-flying
Past Perfect
I had test-flown
you had test-flown
he/she/it had test-flown
we had test-flown
you had test-flown
they had test-flown
Future
I will test-fly
you will test-fly
he/she/it will test-fly
we will test-fly
you will test-fly
they will test-fly
Future Perfect
I will have test-flown
you will have test-flown
he/she/it will have test-flown
we will have test-flown
you will have test-flown
they will have test-flown
Future Continuous
I will be test-flying
you will be test-flying
he/she/it will be test-flying
we will be test-flying
you will be test-flying
they will be test-flying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been test-flying
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you have been test-flying
they have been test-flying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been test-flying
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he/she/it will have been test-flying
we will have been test-flying
you will have been test-flying
they will have been test-flying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been test-flying
you had been test-flying
he/she/it had been test-flying
we had been test-flying
you had been test-flying
they had been test-flying
Conditional
I would test-fly
you would test-fly
he/she/it would test-fly
we would test-fly
you would test-fly
they would test-fly
Past Conditional
I would have test-flown
you would have test-flown
he/she/it would have test-flown
we would have test-flown
you would have test-flown
they would have test-flown
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