flight
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flight(
flayt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (trip in an airplane)
a. el vuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I need to find the gate for my connecting flight to La Paz.Necesito encontrar la puerta para mi vuelo en conexión a La Paz.
2. (act of flying)
a. el vuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This piece is known as "The Flight of the Bumblebee."Esta pieza se conoce como "El vuelo del moscardón".
b. la trayectoria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a projectile)
The outfielder tracked the ball's flight and made a diving catch.El jardinero siguió la trayectoria de la pelota y se lanzó para atraparla.
3. (set of flying objects)
a. la bandada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(birds)
The flight of birds was heading south.La bandada de aves se dirigía al sur.
b. la escuadrilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(planes)
The flight took off for its secret mission.La escuadrilla despegó hacia su misión secreta.
4. (escape)
a. la huida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(person)
The prisoner's flight ended when he was caught at the river.La huida del prisionero terminó cuando lo cogieron a la orilla del río.
b. la fuga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(finance)
There are strict laws in place to prevent the flight of capital from the country.Se han aprobado leyes estrictas para prevenir la fuga de capital del país.
5. (of stairs)
a. el tramo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We had to climb a flight of stairs.Tuvimos que subir un tramo de escaleras.
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flight
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of flying)
a. el vuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
it's two hours' flight from Edinburghestá a dos horas de vuelo desde Edimburgo
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a flight of fancyun vuelo de la imaginación
3. (aviation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
flight attendantauxiliar de vuelo
4. (aviation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
flight deckcabina f del piloto
5. (aviation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
flight pathruta de vuelo
6. (aviation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
flight recordercaja negra
7. (aviation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
flight simulatorsimulador de vuelo
8. (group of birds)
a. la bandada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
9. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
in the top flightcon los mejores, entre la élite
flight (of stairs)tramo (de escalera)
two flights up from medos pisos más arriba
10. (escape)
a. la huida f, fuga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to put somebody to flightponer a alguien en fuga
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flight [flaɪt]
noun
1 (Aer) [of bird] vuelo (m); [of bullet] trayectoria (f)
how long does the flight take? ¿cuánto dura el vuelo?; in flight en vuelo; flights of fancy ilusiones (f); to take flight [+bird] alzar el vuelo
2 (group) [of birds] bandada (f); [of aircraft] escuadrilla (f)
in the top flight de primera categoría
3 [of stairs] tramo (m)
I walked up six flights of stairs subí seis tramos de escaleras; he lives two flights up vive dos pisos más arriba
modifier
flight attendant (n) auxiliar (m) de vuelo or de cabina; aeromozoaaeromoza (m) (f);a aeromoza (LAm) sobrecargo (m); (Méx) cabineroacabinera (m) (f);a cabinera (Col)
flight bag (n) bolso (m) de bandolera
flight crew (n) tripulación (f)
flight deck (n) (on aircraft carrier) cubierta (f) de aterrizaje/despegue; [of aeroplane] cubierta (f) de vuelo
flight engineer (n) mecánicoamecánica (m) (f) de vuelo;a mecánica
flight lieutenant (n) teniente (m) de aviación
flight log (n) diario (m) de vuelo
flight path (n) trayectoria (f) de vuelo
flight plan (n) plan (m) or carta (f) de vuelo
flight recorder (n) registrador (m) de vuelo
American Airlines say it will cut back its flight schedule and lay off employees The flight schedule has been scaled back by 40 percent The airline should be able to maintain a near normal flight schedule for the rest of the holiday travel period
flight sergeant (n) (Britain) sargento (m) de aviación
flight simulator (n) simulador (m) de vuelo
flight test (n) vuelo (m) de prueba
flight [flaɪt]
noun
(act of fleeing) fuga (f); huida (f)
to put to flight ahuyentar; (Mil) poner en fuga; to take flight fugarse; huir; a picture of a deer in full flight una foto de un ciervo en plena huida; the enemy were in full flight el enemigo huía en desbandada; the flight of capital la fuga de capitales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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