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noun as in organ, device of flight

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The wing has to be descending for this to happen, and it cannot descend indefinitely.

You can blame the Sixers’ guards and wings for their seeming inability to throw simple entry passes.

Though the California judge’s decision will only impact ride-hailing services, delivery service DoorDash is watching closely from the wings.

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Some beetles, though, are beautifully shimmery from tiny structures in their wings.

A host of alternatives to silicon are waiting in the wings, such as photonics, carbon nanotube transistors, and superconducting circuits, but none are close to being able to replace the technology we’ve become so reliant on.

To borrow an old right-wing talking point, these people are angry no matter what we do.

There is, however, a separate wing of AQAP designed to inspire their followers to conduct attacks against the West.

He sometimes surmised that it was because he was too outspokenly identified with the diminished liberal wing of the party.

Limbaugh makes comments like this because his right-wing fans require a non–stop diet of race-baiting red meat.

In other words, this is a very small vast-right-wing-conspiracy.

Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.

His idea was that there would be ample time later to order a concentration on either wing or on the centre.

As it was he had to press Nejdi into a fast gallop before he could clear the left wing of the advancing army.

The male Black Redstart has also a white patch on the wing caused by the pale, nearly white, margins of the feathers.

I watched him wing his god-like way up through the still, soft air till he was lost to view.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wing, such as: aileron, airfoil, appendage, feather, pennon, and pinion.

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