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  • nounorgan, device of flight
  • nounsection; extension

synonyms for wing

  • aileron
  • airfoil
  • appendage
  • feather
  • pennon
  • pinion
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  • base
  • headquarters
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The wing has to be descending for this to happen, and it cannot descend indefinitely.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND HOW AN AIRCRAFT GLIDESBY PETER GARRISON/FLYING MAGSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
You can blame the Sixers’ guards and wings for their seeming inability to throw simple entry passes.
WHEN JOEL EMBIID POSTS UP, THE CELTICS ARE READYJARED DUBINAUGUST 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Though the California judge’s decision will only impact ride-hailing services, delivery service DoorDash is watching closely from the wings.
WILL UBER AND LYFT SHUT DOWN IN CALIFORNIA?DANIELLE ABRILAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Some beetles, though, are beautifully shimmery from tiny structures in their wings.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT COLORSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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.
COMPUTING POWER CAN KEEP GROWING AS MOORE’S LAW WINDS DOWN. HERE’S HOWEDD GENTJUNE 8, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
These bees would need big wings that require a lot of energy to flap.
MINECRAFT’S BIG BEES DON’T EXIST, BUT GIANT INSECTS ONCE DIDCAROLYN WILKEMAY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
These images showed the heat released by each part of a wing, which revealed the living parts of the wing.
HERE’S HOW BUTTERFLY WINGS KEEP COOL IN THE SUNERIN GARCIA DE JESUSMARCH 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
His idea was that there would be ample time later to order a concentration on either wing or on the centre.
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As it was he had to press Nejdi into a fast gallop before he could clear the left wing of the advancing army.
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