flight of imagination

flight of imagination
fantasy, reverie, daydream, fancy

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • flight of imagination — flight of fancy/imagination/ phrase an idea that is unusual and exciting or fun, but silly or not practical Her act combines strange flights of fancy with extremely down to earth observations. Thesaurus: imagination and imaginingsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) flight of imagination — an idea which shows a lot of imagination but which is not practical or useful in real situations. You were talking about cycling across the US, or was that just another flight of fancy? …   New idioms dictionary

  • flight of fancy — An instance of rather free speculation or indulgence in imagination • • • Main Entry: ↑flight * * * flight of fancy/imagination/ phrase an idea that is unusual and exciting or fun, but silly or not practical Her act combines strange flights of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flight — (fl[imac]t), n. [AS. fliht, flyht, a flying, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; cf. flyht a fleeing, fr. fle[ o]n to flee, G. flucht a fleeing, Sw. flykt, G. flug a flying, Sw. flygt, D. vlugt a fleeing or flying, Dan. flugt. [root]84. See {Flee}, {Fly}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flight feathers — Flight Flight (fl[imac]t), n. [AS. fliht, flyht, a flying, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; cf. flyht a fleeing, fr. fle[ o]n to flee, G. flucht a fleeing, Sw. flykt, G. flug a flying, Sw. flygt, D. vlugt a fleeing or flying, Dan. flugt. [root]84. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flight — /flaIt/ noun 1 TRAVEL (C) a journey in a plane or space vehicle: It s an hour s flight to Paris from here. 2 PLANE (C) a plane making a particular journey: TWA Flight 284 | call a flight (=tell people the plane is ready to leave): I ve got to run …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flight — W2S3 [flaıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(travel)¦ 2¦(flying)¦ 3¦(movement through air)¦ 4¦(stairs)¦ 5¦(escape)¦ 6 flight of fancy/imagination/fantasy 7¦(birds)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: flyht] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flight — [ flaıt ] noun *** ▸ 1 moving through air ▸ 2 trip through air/space ▸ 3 (bird) movement in air ▸ 4 an attempt to escape ▸ 5 set of stairs ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the act or process of moving through the air, or the ability to move through the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Flight To The Moon — est une attraction fermée des parcs à thèmes Disneyland et Magic Kingdom, ouverte en 1967. Elle est inspirée du programme spatial américain Apollo. L attraction a été conçue en coopération avec la NASA. Les visiteurs embarquent dans une fusée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Flight to the moon — est une attraction fermée des parcs à thèmes Disneyland et Magic Kingdom, ouverte en 1967. Elle est inspirée du programme spatial américain Apollo. L attraction a été conçue en coopération avec la NASA. Les visiteurs embarquent dans une fusée… …   Wikipédia en Français

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