Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: The action of flying; flight.
Definition: An act of flying.
Example: There was a good wind, so I decided to give the kite a fly.
Definition: A fly ball.
Definition: A type of small, fast carriage (sometimes pluralised flys).
Definition: A piece of canvas that covers the opening at the front of a tent.
Definition: (often plural) A strip of material (sometimes hiding zippers or buttons) at the front of a pair of trousers, pants, underpants, bootees, etc.
Example: Ha-ha! Your flies are undone!
Definition: The free edge of a flag.
Definition: The horizontal length of a flag.
Definition: An exercise that involves wide opening and closing of the arms perpendicular to the shoulders.
Definition: The part of a vane pointing the direction from which the wind blows.
Definition: That part of a compass on which the points are marked; the compass card.
Definition: Two or more vanes set on a revolving axis, to act as a fanner, or to equalize or impede the motion of machinery by the resistance of the air, as in the striking part of a clock.
Definition: A heavy wheel, or cross arms with weights at the ends on a revolving axis, to regulate or equalize the motion of machinery by means of its inertia, where the power communicated, or the resistance to be overcome, is variable, as in the steam engine or the coining press. See flywheel.
Definition: A light horse-drawn carriage that can be hired for transportation.
Definition: In a knitting machine, the piece hinged to the needle, which holds the engaged loop in position while the needle is penetrating another loop; a latch.
Definition: The pair of arms revolving around the bobbin, in a spinning wheel or spinning frame, to twist the yarn.
Definition: A shuttle driven through the shed by a blow or jerk.
Definition: The person who took the printed sheets from the press.
Definition: A vibrating frame with fingers, attached to a power printing press for doing the same work.
Definition: One of the upper screens of a stage in a theatre.
Definition: (cotton manufacture) waste cotton