flypast
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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