flyback

adjective

Definition of flyback

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: tending to fly back or capable of flying back: such as
a of a stopwatch or chronograph : having a sweep second hand that may be made to fly back to zero
b of fur, hair, or feathers : having a tendency to fall back into position when brushed the wrong way

flyback

noun
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Definition of flyback (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the return to zero of the second hand or the split-second hand of a stopwatch or chronograph
2 : the return of a cathode-ray beam in a television picture tube after it has traced one picture before it traces the next

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History and Etymology for flyback

Adjective

from fly back, verb

Noun

from fly back, verb

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“Flyback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flyback. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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