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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flies(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. flies(Noun)

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

  2. flies(Noun)

    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".

How to pronounce flies?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say flies in sign language?

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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. Thomas Gray:

    Yet ah why should they know their fateSince sorrow never comes too late,And happiness too swiftly flies.Thought would destroy their paradise.No more where ignorance is bliss,'Tis folly to be wise.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If everyone is wise as almost all consider or show themselves to be through their attitude towards anyone , then wondering as how a person who is not actually nice to others could easily rise to the topmost position, flies often and even seen bagging big awards and prize but none could realize it beforehand until s/he gets exposed by someone as witnessed often in the past.

  3. Andrea Thompson:

    A static display of a missile cannot tell you how far a missile flies.

  4. 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.

  5. E. B. White:

    You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what's a life, anyway We're born, we live a little while, we die. A spider's life can't help being something of a mess, with all this trapping and eating flies. By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone's life can stand a little of that.

Images & Illustrations of flies

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. askant
    • B. naiant
    • C. jejune
    • D. bibulous

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