HyperDic: wing

English > 12 senses of the word wing:
NOUNanimalwinga movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
artifactwingone of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane
artifactwing, offstage, backstagea stage area out of sight of the audience
groupwinga unit of military aircraft
groupwing, flankthe side of military or naval formation
person winga hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side
locationwing(in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft
groupwinga group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function
foodwingthe wing of a fowl
artifactwing, fendera barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud
artifactwing, annex, annexe, extensionan addition that extends a main building
VERBmotionwing, flytravel through the air
wing > pronunciation
Soundswih'ng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA movable organ for flying (one of a pair).
Part ofangelspiritual being attendant upon God
bat, chiropterannocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
birdwarm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
insectsmall air-breathing arthropod
Partsbastard wing, alula, spurious wingtuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's wing
flight feather, pinion, quill, quill featherAny of the larger / larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
NarroweralaA wing of an insect
forewing, fore-wing, fore wingEither of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings
halter, haltere, balancerEither of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects
pennon, pinionwing of a bird
wing case, elytronEither of the horny front wings in beetles and some other insects which cover and protect the functional hind wings
BroaderorganA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
Spanishala
Catalanala
Verbswingtravel through the air
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningOne of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane.
Part ofairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
PartsaileronAn airfoil that controls lateral motion
flap, flapsA movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing
ribsupport resembling the rib of an animal
Broaderairfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surfaceA device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
Spanishala
Catalanala
Verbswingtravel through the air
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA stage area out of sight of the audience.
Synonymsoffstage, backstage
BroaderstageA large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience
Spanishbambalinas, bastidores, entre bastidores, lateral
Catalanbastidors
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA unit of military aircraft.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
MemberssquadronAn air force unit larger / larger than a flight and smaller than a group
Part ofdivision, air divisionA unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
Broaderair unitA military unit that is part of the airforce
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningThe side of military or naval formation.
Synonymflank
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
BroaderformationAn arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
Spanishflanco
Catalanflanc
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side.
Broaderhockey player, ice-hockey playerAn athlete who plays hockey
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 7, location
Meaning(in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft.
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 8, group
MeaningA group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function.
Example"they are the progressive wing of the Republican Party"
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 9, food
MeaningThe wing of a fowl.
Example"he preferred the drumsticks to the wings"
Part ofbird, fowlThe flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
Narrowerchicken wingThe wing of a chicken
turkey wingThe wing of a turkey
Broaderhelping, portion, servingAn individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
Spanishala
Catalanala
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud.
Example"in Britain they call a fender a wing"
Synonymfender
Part ofcar, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Narrowermudguard, splash guard, splash-guardA curved piece above the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle to protect the rider from water or mud thrown up by the wheels
BroaderbarrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
Spanishguardabarros, guardafango, guardalodos, salvabarros
Catalanparafang
English > wing: 12 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningAn addition that extends a main building.
Synonymsannex, annexe, extension
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
NarrowerellAn extension at the end and at right angles to the main building
Broaderaddition, add-on, improverA component that is added to something to improve it
Spanishala, anexo, pabellón
Catalanala
English > wing: 12 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTravel through the air; be airborne.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymfly
Entailed byfly, aviate, pilotOperate an airplane
Narrowerbuzzfly low
flightfly in a flock
fly onContinue flying
hoverhang in the air
rackfly in high wind
soarfly upwards or high in the sky
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar toflyTravel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
Spanishvolar
Catalanvolar
Nounswinga movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
wingone of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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