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Wing

Meanings and phrases

wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  2. one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane
  3. a stage area out of sight of the audience; offstage; backstage
  4. a unit of military aircraft
  5. the side of military or naval formation; flank
  6. an addition that extends a main building; annex; annexe; extension
  7. a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; fender
  8. a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side
  9. (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft
  10. a group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function
  11. the wing of a fowl

wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. travel through the air; be airborne; fly

barbecued wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chicken wings cooked in barbecue sauce

bastard wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's wing; alula; spurious wing

buffalo wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. crisp spicy chicken wings

chicken wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the wing of a chicken

delta wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an airplane with wings that give it the appearance of an isosceles triangle
E.g.
  • The Bateleur features a delta wing layout with a canard.
  • They redesigned the missile with a delta wing at the extreme rear, and canards at the nose.
  • Bristol's original Type 198 was a small design with an almost pure slender delta wing, but evolved into the larger Type 223.

fore wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings; forewing; fore-wing

left wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare; left
E.g.
  • The GS made up part of the left wing of the party.
  • He played on the left wing during his first season.
  • Vilhelmsen is said to represent the party's left wing.

on the wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. flying through the air; in flight

right wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged; right
E.g.
  • This led to a lot of dismay in right wing Germany.
  • The pod was carried on the right wing glove pylon.
  • Sayyed Ahmad commanded the army's right wing.

rotary wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air; rotor blade
E.g.
  • In 1960 the US Army settled for a rotary wing platform.
  • A rotary wing is typically unstable in yaw, requiring a vertical stabiliser.
  • He is also an avid aviator, holding licenses in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

spurious wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's wing; bastard wing; alula

turkey wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the wing of a turkey

wing case

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either of the horny front wings in beetles and some other insects which cover and protect the functional hind wings; elytron

wing chair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. easy chair having wings on each side of a high back

wing commander

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (RAF rank) one who is next below a group captain
E.g.
  • He was promoted to wing commander on 1 July 1952.
  • By April 1943, Read had been promoted wing commander.
  • He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and bar and rose to wing commander.

wing elm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American elm having twigs and young branches with prominent corky projections; winged elm; Ulmus alata

wing flat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a flat situated in the wings; coulisse

wing loading

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ratio of the weight of an airplane to its wing area
E.g.
  • It has a low wing-aspect ratio and high wing loading.
  • The F-16 has a moderate wing loading, reduced by fuselage lift.
  • Its span wing has an area of , giving a very light wing loading of 17.0 kg/m (3.5 lb/sq ft).

wing nut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia; wing-nut
  2. a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning; wing-nut; wing screw; butterfly nut; thumbnut

wing screw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning; wing nut; wing-nut; butterfly nut; thumbnut

wing shooting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shooting game birds that are flying (on the wing)

wing tip

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a shoe having a wing-tip toecap
  2. a decorative toecap having a point extending toward the throat of the shoe
E.g.
  • There were fuel tanks in the thin wings, with more fuel in wing tip tanks.
  • Most striking is the straight broad line over the wing towards the wing tip.
  • Its span wing employs a NASA GA(W)-2 airfoil at the wing root, with a NASA GA(W)-2 mod at the wing tip.

rear wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1952 a large rear wing was added to the house.
  • The rear wing of this group was a five-storey atelier.
  • Mailleux spun at Lisboa corner and broke his rear wing.

new wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 1936 : Blessing of the new wing by the Bishop.
  • A new wing, called the Millennium Wing, was opened in 2002.
  • A new wing has been constructed and opened in December 2017.

youth wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The youth wing was running educational programmes.
  • "Landjugend" was the youth wing of the party.
  • CNDD-FDD's youth wing is led by Hon Sylvestre Ndayizeye.

recorded on wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Adults have been recorded on wing from June to July.
  • Adults have been recorded on wing in February.

west wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1495 construction of the west wing commenced.
  • In 1647-48 the west wing was converted into a granary.
  • The west wing was added in 1780 and the east wing in 1800.

east wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The rooms in the east wing had underfloor heating.
  • On them the southern part of the east wing was built.
  • In between lies the elongated three-storey east wing.

front wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The front wing margin stains present on the hindwings, but mostly absent.
  • Its span front wing and span rear wing have a combined area of and employ NACA 23112 airfoils.
  • Its span front wing and span rear have a combined area of and both employ NACA 23112 airfoils.

each wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Underside is with large spot at end of cell of each wing.
  • There is a black spot found closer to each cell in each wing.
  • The adults are dark brown with a broad orange band across each wing.

upper wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Airbrakes extend from the upper wing surfaces only.
  • Armament was a single Lewis gun mounted above the upper wing.
  • Aluminium Schempp-Hirth airbrakes extended from the upper wing surface only.

north wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1700 the front and the north wing were completed.
  • The north wing or transept is dominated by a large organ.
  • In 1742, the north wing became the first one to be finished.

wing was added

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1952 a large rear wing was added to the house.
  • A two-story kitchen and service wing was added.
  • A new classroom wing was added to St. Ursula in 1967.

south wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The court rooms are located in the south wing.
  • Both the south wing and the west wing end in a stepped gable.
  • The south wing parlour has 17th-century painted grained panels.

fixed wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A fixed wing is typically unstable in pitch, roll, and yaw.
  • He then called for gunship, fixed wing and artillery support.
  • It has a fleet of five turbine helicopters and one fixed wing aircraft.

wing half

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His regular position was as a wing half.
  • His regular position was at wing half.

lower wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By October 2018, Dassault had started construction of the lower wing and rear fuselage parts.
  • Comparatively, "Cypselurus" flying fish have lower wing loading and smaller aspect ratios (i.e.
  • It is an unequal span biplane, not technically a sesquiplane but with a lower wing with 2/3 the span of the upper one.

military wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its military wing is known as the Al-Nasser Salah al-Deen Brigades.
  • The military wing of EAM was the Greek People's Liberation Army (ELAS).
  • Its military wing, the Al-Quds Brigades, has an estimated 8,000 fighters.

armed wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The armed wing of the party was called Lal Raskha Dal (Red Defence Force).
  • UNITA gave up its armed wing and assumed the role of a major opposition party.
  • Karbi Anglong NC Hills People's Resistance is the armed wing of the organization.

kitchen wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A white clapboard kitchen wing at the west end was added in 1870.
  • It has a gable roof with dormers and shed roof "Dutch Stoop" kitchen wing.
  • It has a 1 1/2-story, two-bay stone wing believed to be the kitchen wing from an earlier house.

wing area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Airdrome Taube has a wingspan of and a wing area of .
  • The Airdrome Sopwith Pup has a wingspan of and a wing area of .
  • The Airdrome Nieuport 28 has a wingspan of and a wing area of .

span wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its span wing has a total area of on both wings.
  • Its span wing has an area of and mounts flaps.

wing aircraft

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a fleet of five turbine helicopters and one fixed wing aircraft.
  • The B-2 is a flying wing aircraft, meaning that it has no fuselage or tail.
  • The wing aircraft are identified with a blue tail stripe, and the name "Alaska".

high wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a low wing-aspect ratio and high wing loading.
  • The AMA was a high wing monoplane with a wooden structure.
  • The Favorit has a high wing with a 6-series NACA laminar flow airfoil, straight tapered in plan.

service wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Attached is a stepped "telescope" service wing.
  • A two-story kitchen and service wing was added.
  • It is roughly cubical, with an L-shaped rear service wing.

air wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To make room, most of "Hornet"s air wing was left behind in Long Beach.
  • In 1920, the Japanese navy established an air wing and a wireless communications center in 1922.
  • The National Police are in the process of standing up an air wing, to provide helicopter support for operations.

main wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The sober Neoclassical main wing from 1766 stands in washed, yellow brick.
  • The thatched, half-timbered complex consists of a main wing, barns and stables.
  • The current house is the main wing of Rud's originally three- or four-winged complex from 1606.

wing leading

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • According to the ground crews, several people had touched the wing leading edge to detect ice.
  • Its two-seat tandem cockpit is enclosed, the top of the canopy blending into the wing leading edge.
  • The pilot sat upright just ahead of the wing leading edge under a multi-piece canopy which merged into the aft fuselage.

flying wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was to be a unique, stealthy, flying wing design.
  • Both teams used flying wing designs.
  • The B-2 is a flying wing aircraft, meaning that it has no fuselage or tail.

wing design

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was to be a unique, stealthy, flying wing design.
  • In 2002 she was made engineering lead of the Nimrod wing design team.
  • The aircraft uses the same wing design as the Platzer Kiebitz biplane.

wing feathers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The shoulders are rufous and the wing feathers have buff edging.
  • Order: PasseriformesFamily: Bombycillidae The waxwings are a group of birds with soft silky plumage and unique red tips to some of the wing feathers.
  • The authors note the bright yellow and orange plumage and blue wing feathers found in "Conuropsis carolinensis" are traits shared by another species, the jandaya parakeet ("A. jandaya"), that was not sampled in the study but is generally thought to be closely related.

eastern wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Also demolished was the eastern wing, but the wing was later rebuilt in a reduced size.
  • The main building of note is the Phalawang Palace which houses documents in the eastern wing.
  • Cultural discrimination also prevailed, causing the eastern wing to forge a distinct political identity.

wing tips

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The wing tips are glass-plastic mouldings.
  • Wings: Wings clear with brown veins; no brown spots at wing tips.
  • Ailerons reached to the wing tips.

political wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was considered to be the political wing of ETA.
  • At the same time her lover was in charge of the political wing.
  • He is now an official in the MEK's political wing named National Council of Resistance of Iran.

southern wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They set fire to the southern wing first.
  • The southern wing building became the Sydney Mint, among other functions.
  • Arlington House rose on the site—the location of the southern wing of today's palace—the next year.

wing was built

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On them the southern part of the east wing was built.
  • A large rear wing was built in the 1920s.
  • A two-story, four bay, western addition and one-story rear wing was built in 1852.

low wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was a four engine, cantilever low wing monoplane.
  • The KAT-1 is a cantilever low wing monoplane.
  • The KAL-2 is a cantilever low wing monoplane.
E.g.
  • Within the CDU, Ziemiak represents the party’s more conservative wing.
  • He is considered a key member, with Ray Zondo, of the Court's conservative wing.
  • Barnes was a leader of the party's conservative wing, and was a key player in obtaining the nomination for Taft.

wing leading edge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • According to the ground crews, several people had touched the wing leading edge to detect ice.
  • Its two-seat tandem cockpit is enclosed, the top of the canopy blending into the wing leading edge.
  • The pilot sat upright just ahead of the wing leading edge under a multi-piece canopy which merged into the aft fuselage.

western wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The new owner then built the western wing.
  • From 1920-31 the western wing was renovated so the castle could be used as a school and museum.
  • He was created as Tardush shad and given command over western wing of empire in 697 by Qapaghan.

wing root

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Knocked lumps off wing, was hit in tail wheel and wing root.
  • Fuel is stored in two wing root tanks.
  • At the wing root the plywood skin extended to the trailing edge.

northern wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1760, the nave was extended with a northern wing.
  • The northern wing was occupied by the Real Audiencia or Supreme Court.
  • The first stage was the construction of the northern wing beginning 1906.

wing from late

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are on wing from late October to mid-November.
  • Adults are on wing from late February to early March.
  • They are on wing from late June to mid-August.

adults on wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, a second generation may occur with adults on wing from June to August.
  • There are two generations per year with adults on wing from May to July and again from August to September.
  • There are probably two generations per year, with adults on wing from June to September and again from February to April.

fighter wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In October 1941, this fighter wing became No.
  • The 366th was also the last USAFE tactical fighter wing formed in Europe.
  • The wing was redesignated as a fighter wing and reactivated in 1947 as part of the PA ANG.

wing coverts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The female has pea-green body plumage apart from the brown wing coverts.
  • The primary wing coverts are also unusually long and give a fringed appearance.
  • The mantle, back, rump and inner wing coverts show some purplish red iridescence.

swept wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Meanwhile, aerodynamicists in the company discovered that the A-4b's swept wing design was inherently unstable at transonic speeds.
  • This produced a design that looked more like an airliner than a bomber, with a large swept wing, T-tail, and large high-bypass engines.
  • Although the delta had already been used on aircraft prior to this point, these designs used planforms that were not much different from a swept wing of the same span.

parasol wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The wooden parasol wing of the Sido S.1 was built in two parts.
  • The aircraft, the Tachikawa R-38, was a single-engined parasol wing monoplane.
  • Sido S.1 The Sido S.1 was a Polish two seat, parasol wing trainer aircraft, first flown in 1930.

outer wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Two outer wing tanks each contained of fuel.
  • The outer wing sections had a slight taper.
  • The outer wing sections were designed to be removable for storage, as well as being capable of carrying wing-tip tanks.

student wing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Devananda was in charge of EROS' student wing, the General Union of Eelam Students (GUES).
  • The student wing of EKON Rigas Feraios was known as 'Democratic Struggle-Democratic Unity' (DA-DE).
  • The Students Islamic Organisation of India is the youth and student wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind all across India.

wing year

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Adults are on wing year round.

wing year round

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Adults are on wing year round.

wing base

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • ConAC also reorganized its reserve units under the wing base organization system in June 1949.
  • The 42d was inactivated when ConAC reorganized its reserve units under the wing base organization system in June 1949.
  • The 560th was inactivated when ConAC reorganized its reserve units under the wing base organization system in June 1949.
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