Wingman Wingspan

Wings

Meanings and phrases

wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a means of flight or ascent
  2. stylized bird wings worn as an insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members

water wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a life preserver consisting of a connected pair of inflatable bags that fit under a person's arms and provide buoyancy; used by children learning to swim

pointed wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has pointed wings and plumage that varies by season.
  • The plumbeous kite has long, pointed wings.
  • Most have small feet, of little use for walking, and long pointed wings.

short wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They have short wings and thin down-turned bills.
  • Flight is fast and direct on their short wings.

long pointed wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most have small feet, of little use for walking, and long pointed wings.
  • They have a slender streamlined body, long pointed wings and a short bill with a wide gape.

both wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The outer line of both wings is slightly sinuous.
  • Discal spots found in medial fasciae of both wings.
  • Ocelli of both wings partly pupilled also above.

long wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their heads and long wings have black markings.
  • They have long wings, short legs and very short bills.
  • They have long wings, short legs, and very short bills.

wings and tail

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The wings and tail were similar to those of the Albatros D.VII.
  • Fitted with rubber de-icing boots on the leading edge of the wings and tail.
  • The upper parts are dark olive and the wings and tail are black with olive fringes.

rounded wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The column has broad, rounded wings and reddish blotches.
  • They tend to have short, rounded wings and to be weak fliers.

broad wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has very broad wings, and is mainly black.
  • The column is about long with broad wings and has red spots or streaks.
  • They have long, broad wings.

lower wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The D.VII had ailerons on both upper and lower wings linked by hinged struts.
  • Both upper and lower wings were built around two duralumin spars, with wooden ribs and fabric covering.
  • Its foldable wings allowed storage in a garage, and the lower wings could be rotated to act as ailerons and airbrakes.

side wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the 19th century, a dome and two side wings were added to the church.
  • A jutting central section is framed by two lower side wings with arcades, which end in risalits.
  • There is reference to the side wings of a vessel called Plava, which give stability to the ship under storm conditions.

new wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Building new wings for the HP-15 fuselage produced the HP-16.
  • Frank A. Vanderlip expanded and renovated the house in 1921 and added two new wings.
  • The new wings had different Wortmann sections, quarter chord forward sweep of 1.0° and dihedral 4.30°.

rear wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The discal spots on the front and rear wings can be large, small or completely absent.
  • The First National Bank Building stands at ten floors in height, with rear wings of two and five stories.
  • At the 1968 Belgian Grand Prix, Brabham were the first, alongside Ferrari, to introduce full width rear wings to this effect.

hind wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fore wings are larger than the hind wings.
  • The hind wings and abdomen are orange-pink with black patches.
  • The hind wings are developed.

wings were added

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the 19th century, a dome and two side wings were added to the church.
  • Two wings were added between 1865 and 1872, at which time it became the city hall.
  • Over the years new wings were added to that building, with the last addition being the South Wing in 1965.

front wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The upper edge of the front wings consists of almost square cells.
  • The new FIA Formula 3 Championship car's front wings are slightly wider and also wider-lower rear wing.
  • The outer cross line on the front wings consists of dark points (often connected) and is well developed.

head or wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are typically grey or white, often with black markings on the head or wings.
  • They are typically gray or white, often with black markings on the head or wings.

wings which resemble

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Many swifts have long swept-back wings which resemble a crescent or boomerang.

closed wings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a streaked buff-grey head and back, and the closed wings are grey.
  • These birds have a bouncing flight with alternating bouts of flapping and gliding on closed wings, and most sing well.
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