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See also: fly out



fly +‎ out


flyout (plural flyouts)

  1. (baseball) Alternative form of fly out
    • 2007 May 6, Ben Shpigel, “Mets’ Gamble on Sosa Pays Off for One Night”, in New York Times[1]:
      Sosa got Clark to chase a changeup, then retired Stephen Drew on a flyout to the right-field fence.
  2. (computing, graphical user interface) A popup menu that branches off some other visual element.
    • 2000, Ken Milburn, Photoshop 5.5: get professional results
      You can also insert some commands from the various palette flyouts.
    • 2006, George Omura, Mastering AutoCAD 2007 and AutoCAD LT 2007:
      If a tool has a flyout, you'll see a small triangle in the lower-right corner of the tool.
    • 2007, David Powers, The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS3 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP:
      The submenu flyouts are controlled by JavaScript.