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flight

n. running away or hiding by a person officially accused of a crime with the apparent intent of avoiding arrest or prosecution.

flight

noun absconding, avoidance, decampment, departing, departure, desertion, disappearance, effugium, elusion, evacuation, evasion, exodus, fleeing, fuga, hasty departure, hegira, leaving, removal, retreat, running away
Associated concepts: flight from justice, fugitive from justice, unlawful flight to avoid prosecution
See also: abandonment, desertion, evasion
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Development of guidance material for mainstreaming soaring birds conservation into the energy sector.
Richardson calculated that dynamic soaring could allow UAVs to fly about ten times the speed of the winds.
With no road access to Soaring's remote location in the mountains outside of Durango, Colorado, guests arrive at Soaring via the Durango & Silverton Railroad.
Soaring flight is based on the conversion of the energy in atmospheric air currents into primarily potential energy (Pennycuick 1972).
Losses related to soaring fuel costs could push some carriers to cancel aircraft orders.
Natan adds that consumption of raw material has been soaring in countries such as China and India and predicts that the same will happen in Russia and Brazil in the future.
Macklowe countered by saying that the Verizon building is more similar to ground-up construction because of the extensive work that will be needed to revamp nearly the entire building and that its huge rents therefore do not indicate that other acquisitions will have to achieve comparable soaring fundamentals in order to yield profit.
Her imminent demise is seen in a vision by the healer, Soaring Eagle.
Soaring shipping rates actually loop back into the discussion about US interest rate fears.
Half a century later, the Soaring Centre has 330 members, aged from 14 to 80.
While soaring, golden eagles use their sharp eyesight to spot rabbits, prairie dogs, and other animals.
Historical significance aside, Soaring is a stunning, memorable finale with a twenty-foot silk scarf that seems to have a life of its own, transforming itself into flower, cloud, wave, fountain.