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1. fly-by, flyover, flypast

a flight at a low altitude (usually of military aircraft) over spectators on the ground

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noun plural -bys
a flight past a particular position or target, esp the close approach of a spacecraft to a planet or satellite for investigation of conditions

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nounWord forms: plural ˈflyˌbys
a flight past a designated point or place by an aircraft or spacecraft

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n. pl. fly·bys also fly-bys
A flight passing close to a specified target or position, especially a maneuver in which a spacecraft or satellite passes sufficiently close to a body to make detailed observations without orbiting or landing.

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