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tr.v. o·ver·flew (-flo͞o′), o·ver·flown (-flōn′), o·ver·fly·ing, o·ver·flies
1. To fly over (a particular area or territory) in an aircraft or spacecraft.
2. To fly beyond or past; overshoot: The plane overflew the runway and crashed.
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vb, -flies, -flying, -flew or -flown
(Aeronautics) (tr) to fly over (a territory) or past (a point)
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v.t. -flew, -flown, -fly•ing.
1. to fly over (a specified area, country, etc.).
2. to fly farther than or beyond.
3. to fly over or past instead of making a scheduled stop.
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Past participle: overflown
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|Verb||1.||overfly - fly over; "The plane passed over Damascus"|
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
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overfly[ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ] (overflew (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈfluː] (overflown (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈfləʊn] VT → sobrevolar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
overfly[ˌəʊvərˈflaɪ] [overflew] (pt) [overflown] (pp) vt → survoler
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
overfly[ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ] (overflew (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈflʊː] (overflown (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈfləʊn] vt → sorvolare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995