Definition of Wing

1. Noun. A movable organ for flying (one of a pair).




2. Verb. Travel through the air; be airborne. "There wing some big birds in the tree"; "Man cannot fly"
Exact synonyms: Fly
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Related verbs: Fly
Specialized synonyms: Buzz, Rack, Flight, Fly On, Soar, Hover
Derivative terms: Flier, Fly, Flyer, Flying

3. Noun. One of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane.
Terms within: Aileron, Flap, Flaps, Rib
Generic synonyms: Aerofoil, Airfoil, Control Surface, Surface
Group relationships: Aeroplane, Airplane, Plane

4. Noun. A stage area out of sight of the audience.
Exact synonyms: Backstage, Offstage
Generic synonyms: Stage

5. Noun. A unit of military aircraft.
Generic synonyms: Air Unit
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Group relationships: Air Division, Division
Member holonyms: Squadron

6. Noun. The side of military or naval formation. "They attacked the enemy's right flank"
Exact synonyms: Flank
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Formation

7. Noun. A hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side.
Generic synonyms: Hockey Player, Ice-hockey Player

8. Noun. (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft.
Generic synonyms: Place, Position

9. Noun. A group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function. "They are the progressive wing of the Republican Party"
Generic synonyms: Social Group

10. Noun. The wing of a fowl. "He preferred the drumsticks to the wings"
Generic synonyms: Helping, Portion, Serving
Group relationships: Bird, Fowl
Specialized synonyms: Turkey Wing, Chicken Wing

11. Noun. A barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud. "In Britain they call a fender a wing"
Exact synonyms: Fender
Generic synonyms: Barrier
Group relationships: Auto, Automobile, Car, Machine, Motorcar
Specialized synonyms: Mudguard, Splash Guard, Splash-guard
Derivative terms: Fend

12. Noun. An addition that extends a main building.
Exact synonyms: Annex, Annexe, Extension
Generic synonyms: Add-on, Addition, Improver
Group relationships: Building, Edifice
Specialized synonyms: Ell
Derivative terms: Annex

Definition of Wing

1. n. One of the two anterior limbs of a bird, pterodactyl, or bat. They correspond to the arms of man, and are usually modified for flight, but in the case of a few species of birds, as the ostrich, auk, etc., the wings are used only as an assistance in running or swimming.

2. v. t. To furnish with wings; to enable to fly, or to move with celerity.

3. n. Any surface used primarily for supporting a flying machine in flight, whether by edge-on motion, or flapping, or rotation; specif., either of a pair of supporting planes of a flying machine.

4. n. One of the two anterior limbs of a bird, pterodactyl, or bat. They correspond to the arms of man, and are usually modified for flight, but in the case of a few species of birds, as the ostrich, auk, etc., the wings are used only as an assistance in running or swimming.

5. v. t. To furnish with wings; to enable to fly, or to move with celerity.

6. n. Any surface used primarily for supporting a flying machine in flight, whether by edge-on motion, or flapping, or rotation; specif., either of a pair of supporting planes of a flying machine.

Definition of Wing

1. Noun. An appendage of an animal's (bird, bat, insect) body that enables it to fly. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) Human arm. ¹

3. Noun. Part of an airplane that produces the lift for rising into the air. ¹

4. Noun. A part of something that is lesser in size than the main body, such as an extension from the main building. ¹

5. Noun. A fraction of a political movement. Usually implies a position apart from the mainstream center position. ¹

6. Noun. An organizational grouping in a military aviation service: ¹

7. Noun. (British) A panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels. ¹

8. Noun. (nautical) A platform on either side of the bridge of a vessel, normally found in pairs. ¹

9. Noun. (context: sports) A position in several field games on either side of the field. ¹

10. Noun. (sports) A player occupying such a position, also called a winger ¹

11. Noun. (botany) A flattened extension of a tridimensional plant organ. ¹

12. Noun. (typography informal rare) = (há?ek) ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To injure slightly (as with a gunshot), especially in the arm. ¹

14. Verb. (intransitive) To fly. ¹

15. Verb. (transitive of a building) To add a wing (extra part) to. ¹

16. Verb. (transitive) To act or speak extemporaneously; to improvise; to wing it. ¹

17. Verb. (transitive) To throw. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wing

1. to travel by means of wings (organs of flight) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Wing

1. A membranous expansion of a fruit or seed, which aids dispersal, a thin flange of tissue extended beyond the normal outline of a stem or petiole, a lateral petal of a flower in the family Fabaceae. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wing

winery
wines
wines and dines
winesaps
wineshop
wineshops
wineskin
wineskins
winesop
winesops
winetaster
winetasters
winetasting
winetastings
winey
wing (current term)
wing-back
wing-beating tumour
wing-footed
wing-handed
wing-leaved
wing-nut
wing-play
wing-shaped
wing-shell
wing attack
wing attacks
wing back
wing case
wing cell

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