[flahy-bahy-wahyuh r] /ˈflaɪ baɪˈwaɪər/
(of aircraft or spacecraft) activated entirely by electronic controls.
aircraft control through systems operated by electronic circuits rather than mechanical rods FBW
a semiautomated computerized flight control for flying aircraft or spacecraft
noun, Machinery, Nautical. 1. (in a Spanish burton or the like) a block, supported by a runner, through which the hauling part of the fall is rove. 2. any block that shifts with the movement of its tackle.
noun, Angling. 1. a booklike case for artificial flies.
[flahy-boi] /ˈflaɪˌbɔɪ/ noun 1. Printing. 1 (def 29b). 2. Slang. noun An aircraft pilot, esp an intrepid one in the US Air Force: The generals are no full-throttle ”fly-boys” (WWII armed forces)
[flahy-kast, -kahst] /ˈflaɪˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/ verb (used without object), fly-cast, fly-casting. 1. Angling. to fish by fly casting.