a route between breeding and wintering areas taken by concentrations of migrating birds.
1891, originally of bird migration paths, from fly (v.1) + way (n.).
[flahy-weyt] /ˈflaɪˌweɪt/ noun 1. a boxer or other contestant of the lightest competitive class, especially a professional boxer weighing up to 112 pounds (51 kg). /ˈflaɪˌweɪt/ noun 1. 2. (in Olympic wrestling) a wrestler weighing not more than 115 pounds (52 kg)
[flahy-hweel, -weel] /ˈflaɪˌʰwil, -ˌwil/ noun, Machinery. 1. a heavy disk or rotating on a shaft so that its momentum gives almost uniform rotational speed to the shaft and to all connected machinery. /ˈflaɪˌwiːl/ noun 1. a heavy wheel that stores kinetic energy and smooths the operation of a reciprocating engine by maintaining a constant speed […]
[flahy-hwisk, -wisk] /ˈflaɪˌʰwɪsk, -ˌwɪsk/ noun 1. a device for brushing away flies, often made of horsehair. 2. a fan used to keep cool and to keep insects away.
Symbol, Physics. 1. . Symbol, Chemistry. 1. . 1. Electronics. frequency modulation: a method of impressing a signal on a radio carrier wave by varying the frequency of the carrier wave. 2. Radio. a system of radio broadcasting by means of frequency modulation. 3. of, relating to, or utilizing such a system. 1. . 2. […]