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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

Wikipedia

  1. flies

    Flies is a song by experimental hip hop group Death Grips. It was released as a single from their sixth studio album Year of the Snitch, on May 22, 2018, through Third Worlds, an imprint of Harvest Records.

ChatGPT

  1. flies

    Flies refer to small winged insects that belong to the Diptera order. They are characterized by their two wings, compound eyes, and sucking or piercing mouthparts. Flies are commonly found all around the world and are known for their role in pollination as well as the transmission of diseases.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flies

    of Fly

Wikidata

  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".

Editors Contribution

  1. fliesverb

    Verb form of the word fly

    The aircraft flies at a specific altitude according to the flight route and flight path


    Submitted by MaryC on May 26, 2023  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FLIES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Flies is ranked #98099 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Flies surname appeared 185 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Flies.

    91.3% or 169 total occurrences were White.
    3.7% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Numerology

  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. Asya Engovatova:

    These people were killed, and their bodies remained lying in the snow for a fairly long time, in April or May, flies started to multiply on the remains, and in late May or early June, they were buried in a pit on the homestead, which is where they probably had lived.

  2. Education Committee member Robert Brown:

    If it flies in the face of the Constitution, I will not be in favor of it, if we don’t have the money to support it, I will not be in favor of it.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like flies on a summer day.

  4. Nir Barzilai:

    We’ve been successful to take models like snails, like yeast, like nematodes, like flies, like rats, like monkeys and to extend their healthy life span with either genetic manipulations or manipulations with the environment or with drugs, so we have proven the pre-concept here, again and again.

  5. Tony Evers:

    This is rancor and politics as usual, it flies in the face of democratic institutions and the checks and balances that are intended to prevent power-hungry politicians from clinging to control when they do not get their way.

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