sky


sky
1. noun /skaɪ/
a) The atmosphere above a given point, especially as visible from the ground during the day.

That year, a meteor fell from the sky.

b) The part of the sky which can be seen from a specific place or at a specific time; its condition, climate etc.

I lay back under a warm Texas sky.

See Also: skylark, the skys the limit, reach for the sky
2. verb /skaɪ/
to hit, kick or throw (a ball) extremely high.

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