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adjective [only before noun]     flying pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    moving fast through the air as a result of an explosion or of being thrown

    He was knocked unconscious by a flying bottle.

    flying debris/glass:

    About 20 people were injured by flying glass.

  2. 3
    done by throwing yourself through the air

    a flying jump/leap/kick



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