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wing meaning and definition

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WING noun

Definition of wing (noun)

  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
  4. a unit of military aircraft
  5. the side of military or naval formation
    • "they attacked the enemy's right flank"
    • synonyms: flank
  6. a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side
  7. (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft
  8. 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"
  9. the wing of a fowl
    • "he preferred the drumsticks to the wings"
  10. a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud
    • "in Britain they call a fender a wing"
    • synonyms: fender
  11. an addition that extends a main building

WING verb

Definition of wing (verb)

  1. travel through the air; be airborne
    • "Man cannot fly"
    • synonyms: fly
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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