Fly Rafters

Business / Construction / Fly Rafters: End rafters of the gable overhang supported by roof sheathing and lookouts.

Other Words for Fly

Fly Noun Synonyms: take wing, take flight, take to the air, wing, soar, sail, hover, flutter, flit, flap
Fly Verb Synonyms: hasten, hurry, rush, run, race, dash, sprint, tear, scamper, scoot, make tracks

High Flyer

Business / Finance / High Flyer: A mutual fund whose primary goal is to produce a high level of income by making higher-risk investments in instruments such as junk bonds. MORE

Frequent Flyer Program

Life Style / Travel / Frequent Flyer Program: Airline club in which members accrue points or miles for trips taken, usually redeemable for free travel. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Flyting: A contest of wits and insults between two Germanic warriors. Each tries to demonstrate his superior vocabulary, cleverness, and bravery. The verbal rivalry between Unferth and Beowulf in Beowulf is on MORE

Flying Wires

Technology / Aviation / Flying Wires: Interplane bracing wires that help support wingloads when the plane is in flight. Direction of travel is upward and outward from the fuselage to the interplane struts. Also known as LIFT WIRES, the op MORE

Infield Fly

Entertainment / Baseball / Infield Fly: A fair fly ball which can be caught by an infielder with ordinary effort, which first and second, or first, second and third bases are occupied before the second out. MORE

Infield Fly Rule

Entertainment / Baseball / Infield Fly Rule: On the infield fly rule the umpire is to rule whether the ball could ordinarily have been handled by an infielder not by some arbitrary limitation such as the grass, or the base lines. The umpire's ju MORE