Definitions of wing

The word wing uses 4 letters:ginw.

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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. 2

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

n. - Any similar member or instrument used for the purpose of flying. 2

n. - One of the two pairs of upper thoracic appendages of most hexapod insects. They are broad, fanlike organs formed of a double membrane and strengthened by chitinous veins or nervures. 2

n. - One of the large pectoral fins of the flying fishes. 2

n. - Passage by flying; flight; as, to take wing. 2

n. - Motive or instrument of flight; means of flight or of rapid motion. 2

n. - Anything which agitates the air as a wing does, or which is put in winglike motion by the action of the air, as a fan or vane for winnowing grain, the vane or sail of a windmill, etc. 2

n. - An ornament worn on the shoulder; a small epaulet or shoulder knot. 2

n. - Any appendage resembling the wing of a bird or insect in shape or appearance. 2

n. - One of the broad, thin, anterior lobes of the foot of a pteropod, used as an organ in swimming. 2

n. - Any membranaceous expansion, as that along the sides of certain stems, or of a fruit of the kind called samara. 2

n. - Either of the two side petals of a papilionaceous flower. 2

n. - One of two corresponding appendages attached; a sidepiece. 2

n. - A side building, less than the main edifice; as, one of the wings of a palace. 2

n. - The longer side of crownworks, etc., connecting them with the main work. 2

n. - A side shoot of a tree or plant; a branch growing up by the side of another. 2

n. - The right or left division of an army, regiment, etc. 2

n. - That part of the hold or orlop of a vessel which is nearest the sides. In a fleet, one of the extremities when the ships are drawn up in line, or when forming the two sides of a triangle. 2

n. - One of the sides of the stags in a theater. 2

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

v. t. - To supply with wings or sidepieces. 2

v. t. - To transport by flight; to cause to fly. 2

v. t. - To move through in flight; to fly through. 2

v. t. - To cut off the wings of; to wound in the wing; to disable a wing of; as, to wing a bird. 2


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