flying field

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flying field a place where planes take off and land
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

The flies are easily procured in shady places, in woods or fields, where cattle and horses have left recently made soil.
"The Teesdale Angler" by R Lakeland
To express the meaning of this revolt a flying squadron of radical orators had been commissioned and were in the field.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Instead, he drained it; then carelessly sent it flying across the fence into an adjoining field rank with old weeds.
"Sunlight Patch" by Credo Fitch Harris
Out of the town to a flying field, where a multi-engined plane was warming up.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930" by Various
Needless to say we went to the flying field shortly after midnight.
"The Floating Island of Madness" by Jason Kirby
In the meantime Miss Bessy was flying along the field, throwing up the wet at every step from the long grass.
"The Fairchild Family" by Mary Martha Sherwood
I've promised to call at his house and have him take me out to the flying field.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
Flying low, Dick could see the fields strewn with the bodies of dead cattle.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
He had wondered in a puzzled fashion why the great ship had shown its mysterious presence over the flying field.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
Dan had two strikes called on him, and then sent a fly to left field which was gathered in with ease.
"The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck" by Edward Stratemeyer
***

In poetry:

Though gallant Faith can keep the field
When cow'rdly Sense will fly or yield;
Yet while I view their unusual path,
Sense often stands and falls with Faith.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. IV." by Ralph Erskine
We march to the field--and our comrades in war,
Shall shout to the heavens their triumph afar--
And Victory shall perch on our banners on high
And Tyrants fore'er from our country shall fly;
"The Song Of The Slain At The Battle Of Ticonderoga" by James Avis Bartley
Awake! The land is scattered with light, and see,
Uncanopied sleep is flying from field and tree;
And blossoming boughs of April in laughter shake:
Awake, O heart, to be loved, awake, awake!
"Awake, My Heart" by Robert Seymour Bridges
Then on another arm I leant,
And then once more with him I went
Thro' field and wharf and town;
And love caught up the flying hours,
And eyes that were not calm as yours
Were imaged in my own.
"To --" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
And now another Canaan yields
To Thine all-conquering ark: -
Fly from the "old poetic" fields,
Ye Paynim shadows dark!
Immortal Greece, dear land of glorious lays,
Lo! here the "unknown God" of thy unconscious praise.
"Third Sunday In Lent" by John Keble
See, the routed squadrons fly!
Hark! their clamours rend the sky!
Blood and carnage stain the field!
See, the vanquish'd nations yield!
Dismay and terror fill the frighten'd land,
While conq'ring David routs the trembling band.
"David And Goliath. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More

In news:

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons lifted a pop fly into shallow left field.
ATLANTA—Andrelton Simmons lifted a pop fly into shallow left field.
The NL wild-card playoff game at Turner Field has been halted after Atlanta fans littered the field with trash over a disputed infield fly call.
Using a precision formation-flying technique, the twin GRAIL spacecraft will map the moon's gravity field, as depicted in this artist's rendering.
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera watches his two-out, two-run homer fly over the right field wall in the bottom of the third inning.
Thousands of people came to Gil Robb Wilson Field to watch a variety of flyers take to the air and dazzle them with formation flying, stunts and more.
(AP) — The three pilots had just taken off from the Hawkins Field Airport when the single-engine plane they were flying to a Federal Aviation Administration safety conference less than 30 miles away began to falter.
The three pilots had just taken off from the Hawkins Field Airport when the single-engine plane they were flying to a Federal Aviation Administration safety conference less than 30 miles away began to falter.
Devin Shepherd hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning Sunday, July 15, as the Rockford RiverHawks rallied to beat Evansville, 8-7, at Bosse Field.
Space shuttle Endeavour made a historic fly-by over Moffett Field on its way to LA.
Space shuttle Endeavour flies over Ellington Field in Houston atop a shuttle aircraft carrier Wednesday.
Editor's note: Welcome to the second installment of "Fly or Fail," a regular column in which our fashion expert, Samantha Rubin, rates athlete style off the field.
He attends over 20 events every year and is a well-known and welcome sight at flying fields across the country.
View full size Terry Richard/The Oregonian Inside the Flying Heritage Collection at Paine Field.
Infield fly ruling costs Braves as fans litter field.
***