flight

Part of speech: noun

The act, process, or power of flying or of fleeing; swift movement; the distance traveled, as by a projectile.

Part of speech: noun

A flock or swarm of flying creatures.

Part of speech: noun

A lofty and sustained effort.

Part of speech: noun

An ascent or series, as of stairs.

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Usage examples "flight":

  1. " There is a second flight of stairs. - "From the Car Behind", Eleanor M. Ingram.
  2. But he followed me and struck me, and then I jumped at him, and we both fell down the whole flight. - "The Black Bag", Louis Joseph Vance.
  3. If he found a book which interested him, he would read it with absorbed attention, quite unconscious of the flight of time. - "Father Payne", Arthur Christopher Benson.