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flying head

n.
A device that is designed to read and write information on a moving magnetic surface, as on a disk or drum, while being supported above the surface by a thin cushion of air.
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| Clockwise from left: Cliff camping with Gaia Adventures, Zip World Caverns attraction at the old Llechwedd Slate Mine, the world's first inland surf lagoon at Surf Snowdonia, and the fastest zip line, Zip World Velocity 2, which involves flying head first over Penrhyn Quarry lake, Bethesda, at speeds of up to125mph
It is, to me, the quintessential rendering of one of the most classic stories of the Haudenosaunee--that of the brave woman and the flying head.
The wide-margin victory of He Rock's, after getting a flying head start in the 3m11/2f handicap chase, means he goes up 12lb to a mark of 125.
I went flying head first towards the concrete road, but fortunately my shoulder and cheek took the brunt of the impact, and I was wearing a helmet that saved my life.
On his first start, Ireland full-back Tiernan O'Halloran rose to claim Faf de Klerk's box-kick and found himself flying head over heels as his opposite number Willie le Roux crashed into his legs.
There's nothing that allows you to recapture your youth more than flying head first down a shoot into a pool of water.
Certainly, many people will find Appel's works here simply bad, and a few paintings, such as Flying Head, 1974, offend nearly every rule of taste.