in flight meaning

  "in flight" in a sentence
  • Adverb: in flight
    1. Flying through the air
      "we saw the ducks in flight"
      - on the wing

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  • [American slang]
    while flying.
      A passenger became ill in f light and the pilot had to return to the airport.
      I really don't care to eat in f light. I am too nervous.

  • [Law]
    Any time from the moment all the external doors of an aircraft are closed following embarkation until the moment when any such door is opened for disembarkation. In the case of a forced landing the flight shall be deemed to continue until competent authorities take over the responsibility for the aircraft and the persons and property on board. USC 18


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  1. the king's army was scattered and the king himself was in flight.
  2. she was on the point of springing into the canoe, in order to seek safety in flight.
  3. the plane was fatally crippled when the rear cargo door was pulled off in flight.
  4. may your love soar on the wings of a dove in flight
  5. winged love in flight, heart to heart, hand to hand

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