flypast fly"past (fl[imac]"p[a^]st), n. 1. the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels; same as {flyover}; called in the United States an {overpass}. [Brit.]

Syn: overpass, flyover. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a low-altitude flight (usually of military aircraft) over spectators on the ground.

Syn: flyover. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flyover — [flī′ō΄vər] n. 1. Brit. an overpass or cloverleaf 2. a flight by one or more aircraft over a particular area or point …   English World dictionary

  • flyover — /fluy oh veuhr/, n. 1. a formation of aircraft in flight for observation from the ground, esp. a prearranged, low altitude flight over a public gathering. 2. a flight over a simulated target by a bomber or bombing planes. 3. a flight over a… …   Universalium

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  • flyover — UK [ˈflaɪˌəʊvə(r)] / US [ˈflaɪˌoʊvər] noun [countable] Word forms flyover : singular flyover plural flyovers British a bridge that takes one road above another road …   English dictionary

  • flyover — /ˈflaɪoʊvə/ (say fluyohvuh) noun 1. a passage across terrain, in or as in an aeroplane. 2. such a passage when part of an aerobatic display. 3. → overpass (def. 1). –adjective 4. of or relating to a view of an area which is taken or appears to be …   Australian English dictionary

  • flyover — noun Date: 1901 1. British overpass 2. flyby 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flyover — noun a) A low level flight, especially of military aircraft, of a ceremonial nature; a flypast b) A road that passes over another; an overpass …   Wiktionary

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