transcription, транскрипция: [ flaɪt ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A flight is a journey made by flying, usually in an aeroplane.
The flight will take four hours.
You can refer to an aeroplane carrying passengers on a particular journey as a particular flight .
I’ll try to get on the flight down to Karachi tonight...
BA flight 286 was two hours late.
N-COUNT : also N num
Flight is the action of flying, or the ability to fly.
These hawks are magnificent in flight, soaring and circling for long periods...
Supersonic flight could become a routine form of travel in the 21st century.
A flight of birds is a group of them flying together.
A flight of green parrots shot out of the cedar forest.
N-COUNT : N of n
Flight is the act of running away from a dangerous or unpleasant situation or place.
The family was often in flight, hiding out in friends’ houses.
...her hurried flight from the palace in a cart.
N-UNCOUNT : oft in N
A flight of steps or stairs is a set of steps or stairs that lead from one level to another without changing direction.
We walked in silence up a flight of stairs and down a long corridor.
N-COUNT : usu N of n
If someone takes flight , they run away from an unpleasant situation or place.
He was told of the raid and decided to take flight immediately.
PHRASE : V inflects