Recent Examples of flyby from the Web
Some of the bombers will fly throughout the week; on Saturday a unique formation flyby will feature a B-1, B-2 and B-52.
But the probe traveled a total distance of 1,740 million miles (2,800 million kilometers) to reach Jupiter, making a flyby of Earth to help pick up speed.
On Monday, the Juno spacecraft made its eighth close flyby of the planet Jupiter, and this time the spacecraft flew over the Great Red Spot that has captured the public's attention since its discovery in the 17th century.
But what seems clear after Monday's flyby is that Juno has begun to collect excellent and groundbreaking data.
In 2015 NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made a historic flyby of Pluto after traveling 3 billion miles on an epic journey that lasted more than nine years.
All eight of the spacecraft’s instruments as well as its camera, JunoCam, will be on during the flyby.
Bepi will take 7.2 years to get to the planet at which point will begin several flybys, ending in 2025.
Watching a flyby from the Royal Air Force from the balcony of Buckingham Palace, the youngest royals—and the entire royal family, really— were visibly transfixed by the spectacle.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'flyby.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of flyby
FLYBY Defined for English Language Learners
Learn More about flyby
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up flyby? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).