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Noun1.flyswat - an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handleflyswat - an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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When form-book judges suggested that Patavellian wouldn't be troubling the scorers at Windsor because his trainer was running him without headgear, Charlton irritably flicked the flyswat of candour at them and pointed out that the blinkers had been the result of trainer error - the horse's pedigree had presumably tricked him into thinking a string of lacklustre runs were the result of something more sinister than a lack of stamina.
The theory is that flies see everything in slow motion, so if you move your hand with the flyswat really slow, they can't see you coming.
One of these new and notable variants is found in a product called flyswat (, which is software that attaches itself to the browser (Figure 2).