|1.||(prenominal) hurried; fleeting: a flying visit|
|2.||(prenominal) designed for fast action|
|3.||(prenominal) moving or passing quickly on or as if on wings: a flying leap; the flying hours|
|4.||hanging, waving, or floating freely: flying hair|
|5.||nautical (of a sail) not hauled in tight against the wind|
|6.||the act of piloting, navigating, or travelling in an aircraft|
|7.||(modifier) relating to, capable of, accustomed to, or adapted for flight: a flying machine|
Any of numerous two-winged insects of the order Diptera.