What is Flying?

Flying definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
making flight or passing through the air; that flies: a flying insect; an unidentified flying object.
floating, fluttering, waving, hanging, or moving freely in the air: flying banners; flying hair.
extending through the air.
moving swiftly.

made while moving swiftly: a flying leap.
very hasty or brief; fleeting or transitory: a flying visit; a flying remark.
designed or organized for swift movement or action.
fleeing, running away, or taking flight: They pursued the flying enemy.
Nautical. (of a sail) having none of its edges fastened to spars or stays.

the act of moving through the air on wings; flight.

Nautical. without being fastened to a yard, stay, or the like: a sail set flying.