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fly

1. slang Having an awareness of what is hip and current. Maria is fly—she'll be able to tell you the best club to go to.
2. slang Fashionable; cool. Those sunglasses are really fly.

fly someone or something (into some place) (from some place)

 and fly someone or something in
to transport someone or something to some place from some place. We flew the documents into Adamsville from Springfield. We flew in the documents to Chicago from Springfield.

fly

1. mod. knowledgeable; alert and in the know. This dude is fly; there’s no question about it.
2. mod. nice-looking; stylish. I like your fly shoes, Sam.

fly

/blow the coop
To make a getaway; escape.
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In Bahawalpur, six hot spot of white fly, fourteen hot spots of Jassid, four hot spots of Mealy Bug, and armyworm (2).
And sure enough after a few months, with the help of a beginners guide to fly tying that I did manage to borrow from the library, my goal became a reality.
The high calcium fly ash was obtained from a pulverized coal combustion power plant in Paiton, East Java, Indonesia.
Arm yourself with a fast sinking line to cut through those waves and get your fly down where it needs to be.
The fruit fly trap was constructed from transparent plastic bottles of approximately 1 liter capacity.
Furthermore, animals, particularly horses, can be highly allergic to fly saliva.
Caption: A time-lapse photograph shows a fruit fly doing a remarkably swift emergency turn.
"It's a way of managing the fly population at the adult level by limiting its ability to reproduce," Geden says.
None of the celebrities actually fly the planes -- they usually sit in flying gear, letting the pro -- the commander of the craft, do the mundane task of flying.
But if you were a fruit fly, asking another fruit fly, that question might have a different answer.
Flying mad Ross Willington, who turns 20 today, has been crowned Student Pilot of the Year and will get the chance to fly a Tiger Moth.
There is a long held belief among engineers and biologists that micro flying robots that fly like airplanes and helicopters consume much more energy than micro robots that fly like advanced insects such as flies.
"Using high-resolution, high-speed digital imaging of fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) faced with a looming swatter, Dickinson and' student Gwyneth Card have determined the secret to a fly's evasive maneuvering.
"It's all-encompassing - the art of fly tying, following nature through seasons, following the bug sizes throughout the season."