from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Third person singular present tense of fly1.
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- n. Plural form of fly.
- n. The open area above a stage where scenery and equipment may be hung.
- n. The trouser zip
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)
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The most important of them, the block system for egg collection and replica plating in flies is my first Drosophila publication, in Drosophila
If an acronym flies out of your mouth before you can stop it, spell it out, and move on.
So my blood became as fire, and my heart as light as the froth that flies from the surf to the cliff.
I hope Sarah Palin flies to San Diego however she can get here so we can cheer her on.
From her "foreign policy experience" (because Putin flies over Alaska on his way to visit us) to now nuclear disarmament – good grief!
The character described in the poem comes “alive awhile” through the attentiveness he pays the simplest of events – a bird flies from a branch.
Your long term best bet for flies is to tie your own but the start up cost for vise, tools and material can get expensive not even mentioning the rather long learning curve.
GENTLE READER -- Even before the inviter says, "Please shut the door -- you're letting in flies"?
Pool diverted to the old one, at the same time motioning to the little maid to flap flies from the other side of him.
I was catching tilapia on small wet flies from a bass pond in southern Alabama last fall while fishing for bluegills.