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Flit is sometimes a misspelling of flight.
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Definition of the noun flit
What does flit mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: flits
- a sudden quick movement
- a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
Alternative definition of the noun flit
- A fluttering or darting movement.
- [physics] A particular, unexpected, short lived change of state.
- [slang] A homosexual.
Definition of the adjective flit
What does flit mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [poetic, obsolete] Fast, nimble.
Definition of the verb flit
What does flit mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: flitted, flitting
- move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, clamber, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, perambulate, plod, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skitter, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slink, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, traipse, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of flit: dart / fleet / flutter
- more generic terms: hurry / speed / travel rapidly / zip = move very fast
- more specific word: butterfly = flutter like a butterfly
Alternative definition of the verb flit
- To move about rapidly and nimbly.
- To move quickly from one location to another.
- [physics] To unpredictably change state for short periods of time.
- [informal] To move house (especially a sudden move to avoid debts).
Flit a.k.a. Фліт: Flit is a Ukrainian punk rock band that was formed in 2001 in Ivano-Frankivsk.
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Flit is a fictional character from the 1995 film Pocahontas.
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- fliT is a gene.
- fliT is a genomic locus.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Flit
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by George W. Mackey
flit is a finite-dimensional vector space (2) '0 is a positive definite quadratic form (3) T is independent of q. Such a mechanical system we shall call a linear system. Let 5m, *0, T be any linear system. Then Vq at each point may be identified ...
A Literal Translation of St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans on definite rules of translation. By Herman Heinfetter ... Second edition (1848)
for from such an agreement it is clear ye have not perceived, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants, with respect to obedience, servants ye are, to whom ye yield obedience, whetlii'flit is an obedience of sin, unto the obtaining of death, ...
by Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
flit is the purpose of this paper, in studying the Last Will and Testament as a basis of a literary form, to separate the Testament into several well-defined types, and ...
FliT is a negative regulator that inhibits class 2 transcription by direct interaction with the FlhDC activation proteins (Yamamoto ...
5th International PARLE Conference, Munich, Germany, June 14-17, 1993. Proceedings by Arndt Bode, Mike Reeve, Gottfried Wolf
A flit is the smallest unit of information that a channel can accept or refuse. Instead of storing a packet completely in a node and transmitting it to the next node, wormhole routing operates by advancing the head flit of the packet directly from ...
The Congressional Globe (1833)
by United States. Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey
For, ¡flit is a tyranny more peculiarly hard to bear, more bin ing to the spirit, it is that of fluctuating legislation. oppression is more severe from being unexpected;» dustry can obviate it, no sagacity can foresee it.
by Thomas Sheridan
FLAT, flit', a. Horizontally level ; smooth, without protuberances ; without elevation ; level with the ground ; lying horizontally prostrate, lying along ; in painting, without relief, without prominence of the figures ; tasteless, insipid ; dull, unanimated ...
Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck
a broad fin, arm, or flight (flit), n. the act, ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
[flit, Saxon.] A long cut, or narrow opening.
by Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder
flitting Saturday's flitting is short sitting. Vars.: (a) A Friday flit is a short sit.
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Video shows what flit means. A fluttering or darting movement.. A particular, unexpected, short lived change of state.. A homosexual.. Flit Meaning. How to ...
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Quotes about Flit
Better rue sit than rue flit.
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Scrabble value of F4L1I1T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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