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Wing

Wing

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noun


(1)   A movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
(2)   An addition that extends a main building
(3)   A barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud
"In England they call a fender a wing"
(4)   One of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane
(5)   A stage area out of sight of the audience
(6)   The wing of a fowl
"He preferred the drumsticks to the wings"
(7)   A unit of military aircraft
(8)   The side of military or naval formation
"They attacked the enemy's right flank"
(9)   A hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side

verb


(10)   Travel through the air; be airborne
"Man cannot fly"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. An appendage of an animal's (bird, bat, insect) body that enables it to fly.
  2. Human arm.
  3. Part of an airplane that produces the lift for rising into the air.
  4. Part of a building, an extension from the main building
  5. Part of a huge room.
  6. A fraction of a political movement. Usually implies a position apart from the mainstream center position.
  7. An organizational grouping in a military aviation service:
    1. A unit of command consisting of two or more squadrons and itself being a sub-unit of a group or station.
    2. A larger formation of two or more groups, which in turn control two or more squadrons.
  8. A panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels.
  9. A platform on either side of the bridge of a vessel, normally found in pairs.
  10. A position in several field games on either side of the field.

Related terms


Verb



  1. To injure slightly (as with a gunshot), especially in the arm.
  2. To fly.
  3. wing it: To act or speak extemporaneously; to improvise.