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    wing - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wing

    Definition
    (noun) a movable organ for flying (one of a pair) Definition
    (noun) one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane Definition
    (noun) a stage area out of sight of the audience
    Synonyms : backstage , offstage
    Definition
    (noun) a unit of military aircraft Definition
    (noun) the side of military or naval formation
    Synonyms : flank
    Example Sentence
    • they attacked the enemy's right flank
    Definition
    (noun) a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side Definition
    (noun) (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft Definition
    (noun) a group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function
    Example Sentence
    • they are the progressive wing of the Republican Party
    Definition
    (noun) the wing of a fowl
    Example Sentence
    • he preferred the drumsticks to the wings
    Definition
    (noun) a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud
    Synonyms : fender
    Example Sentence
    • in Britain they call a fender a wing
    Definition
    (noun) an addition that extends a main building
    Synonyms : annex , annexe , extension
    Definition
    (verb) travel through the air; be airborne
    Synonyms : fly
    Example Sentence
    • Man cannot fly
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