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Flight vs Flyte - What's the difference?

flight | flyte |

As verbs the difference between flight and flyte

is that flight is (cricket|of a spin bowler) to throw the ball in such a way that it has more airtime and more spin than usual while flyte is .

As a noun flight

is the act of flying or flight can be the act of fleeing.

As an adjective flight

is (obsolete) fast, swift.



Etymology 1

From (etyl), from (etyl) flyht, from (etyl) . Cognate with Dutch vlucht, German Flucht (etymology 2).


  • The act of flying.
  • Birds are capable of flight
  • An instance of flying.
  • The migrating birds' flight took them to Africa.
  • A collective term for doves or swallows.
  • A journey made by an aircraft, eg a balloon, plane or space shuttle, particularly one between two airports, which needs to be reserved in advance.
  • The flight to Paris leaves at 7 o'clock tonight
    Where is the departure gate for flight 747? / Go straight down and to the right.
  • The act of fleeing. (Flight'' is the noun which corresponds to the verb ''flee .)
  • take flight
    the flight of a refugee
  • A set of stairs or an escalator. A series of stairs between landings.
  • A floor which is reached by stairs or escalators.
  • How many flights is it up?
  • A feather on an arrow or dart used to help it follow an even path.
  • A paper plane.
  • (cricket) The movement of a spinning ball through the air - concerns its speed, trajectory and drift.
  • The ballistic trajectory of an arrow or other projectile.
  • An aerodynamic surface designed to guide such a projectile's trajectory.
  • An air force unit.
  • Several sample glasses of a specific wine varietal or other beverage. The pours are smaller than a full glass and the flight will generally include three to five different samples.
  • (engineering) The shaped material forming the thread of a screw.
  • Derived terms
    * direct flight * flight attendant * flight ceiling * flight data recorder * flight deck * flightiness * flightless * flight level * flight of fancy * flight path * flight recorder * flighty * in-flight, inflight * * maiden flight * midflight * overflight * preflight * spaceflight, space flight * take flight * time-of-flight * time-of-flight mass spectrometry * top-flight, topflight


    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Fast, swift.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (cricket, of a spin bowler) To throw the ball in such a way that it has more airtime and more spin than usual.
  • See also

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl) flyht, from (etyl) . Cognate with Dutch vlucht and German Flucht (etymology 1).


  • The act of fleeing.
  • flyte



  • Anagrams

    * ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==


  • to float
  • to flow; run
  • to overflow
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