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flies

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fliesnoun

    (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)

Wiktionary

  1. fliesnoun

    The open area above a stage where scenery and equipment may be hung.

  2. fliesnoun

    The trouser zip

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flies

    of Fly

Freebase

  1. Flies

    "Flies" is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It was first published in the June 1953 issue of Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and later appeared in Asimov's collections Nightfall and Other Stories. The author's original title for the story was "King Lear, IV, i, 36–37", but Anthony Boucher, editor at the time, suggested a different title, which became "Flies".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flies in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of flies in a Sentence

  1. Sam Singer:

    When people think of Disney they think of magic, the unbelievable, and everything is going to be fun. This incident flies in the face of that.

  2. Michael Stutman:

    I do n’t think that such a decision would ever stand constitutional challenge, michael Stutman could easily find a conservative court saying that a person who flies a rainbow pride flag on their front door is an unfit parent because that judge does not believe in sexual choices, say, that are beyond that of just males and females.

  3. Marcus Aurelius:

    Every day as it comes should be welcomed and reduced forthwith into our own possession as if it were the finest day imaginable. What flies past has to be seized at.

  4. Ray Douglas Bradbury:

    The good writers touch life often. The mediocre ones run a quick hand over her. The bad ones rape her and leave her for the flies.

  5. Danish proverb:

    Laws, like the spider's webs, catch the flies and let the hawk go free.

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    relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity
    • A. aligned
    • B. busy
    • C. suspicious
    • D. noninvasive

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