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Which is the correct spelling flight or flite?

Question #135379. Asked by endoverend.
Last updated Apr 10 2014.
Originally posted Apr 09 2014 10:50 PM.

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kingofmates star
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kingofmates star
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Answer has 2 votes.
Both are words -- see below:

"flite
1. to scold or rail at
2. a dispute or scolding"

"flight
1. a. The motion of an object in or through a medium, especially through the earth's atmosphere or through space.
b. An instance of such motion.
c. The distance covered in such motion.
2. a. The act or process of flying through the air by means of wings.
b. The ability to fly.
3. A swift passage or movement.
4. A scheduled airline run or trip.
5. A group, especially of birds or aircraft, flying together."
link http://www.thefreedictionary.com/flight

Apr 10 2014, 12:32 AM
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daver852 star
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"Flight" is also used to describe a series of wines tasted at the same time.

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wine_tasting

Apr 10 2014, 5:30 AM
alisoncorser
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alisoncorser

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A group of consecutive steps/treads as in "a flight of stairs"

Apr 10 2014, 6:04 AM
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The wings of a dart are also known as 'flights'.

Apr 10 2014, 8:11 AM
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