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English words starting with fly by

Fly by


Meanings of Fly by:

phrasal verb

Pass by while flying


A flight past a point, especially the close approach of a spacecraft to a planet or moon for observation.

Usage examples:

When europe's comet-chasing spacecraft rosetta swings by earth on 4 march 2005, it will perform the…

Fly-by-wire technology uses computers to control planes

Usage examples:

One of the aims of fly-by-wire controls is to make an aircraft safe in an emergency.

Meanings of Fly by the seat of one’s pants:


Rely on instinct rather than logic or knowledge.

Usage examples:

I was flying by the seat of my pants because i'd never managed anybody before

To do something difficult without the necessary skill or experience

Usage examples:

I had no idea how to do it – i was just flying by the seat of my pants.

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