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free flight

noun
1.
unassisted or unconstrained flight, as the flight of a rocket or missile without guidance or after fuel exhaustion or motor cutoff.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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Examples from the web for free flight
  • It is a big balloon that gets deflated and inflated and occasionally drifts in free flight.
  • Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and gave him a free flight.
  • And they're annoyed by an inability to book a free flight at the lowest mileage-redemption levels.
  • Also, if you are using points, the number of points needed to redeem a free flight is directly tied to the price of the ticket.
  • Spectators can take both tethered and free flight rides.
  • Fly your free flight model airplanes inside a building, free of outside control.
British Dictionary definitions for free flight

free flight

noun
1.
the flight of a rocket, missile, etc, when its engine has ceased to produce thrust
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