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  Words related to wing

Related / Similar Words: annex, annexe, extension, fender, offstage, backstage, flank, fly

 

Definition:
  • a movable organ for flying (one of a pair);
  • an addition that extends a main building;
  • a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; "in England they call a fender a wing";
  • one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane;
  • a stage area out of sight of the audience;
  • the wing of a fowl; "he preferred the drumsticks to the wings";
  • a unit of military aircraft;
  • the side of military or naval formation; "they attacked the enemy''s right flank";
  • a hockey player stationed in a forward positin on either side;
  • travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly";

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    Hyponyms: ala, forewing, halter, haltere, balancer, pennon, pinion, wing case, elytron, ell, mudguard, splash guard, splash-guard, turkey wing, chicken wing, buzz, rack, flight, fly on, soar, hover

     

    Grouped Verbs: fly

     

    Part Meronyms: bird, bat, chiropteran, insect, angel, building, edifice, car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar, airplane, aeroplane, plane, fowl, division, air division

     

    Derivational Morphology: fly, annex, resist, stand, fend, flier, flyer, flight, flying

     

    Language Translations:
    Croatian: krilo   Finnish: siipi  
    Hebrew: אברה   Hindi: पंख  
    Hungarian: szárny   Italian: ala  
    Kurdish: باڵ   Russian: крыло  
    Spanish: ala   Swedish: vinge  
     
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