flyby definition

  • noun:
    • A flight moving near a specified target or position, particularly a maneuver where a spacecraft or satellite passes sufficiently near a body which will make detail by detail findings without orbiting or landing.
    • A flight past a celestial item to make observations.
    • A low-level flight of ceremonial nature, typically in connection with an airshow or a military parade.
    • A brief visit to an IRC channel

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