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)

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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