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wingspannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈwɪŋ.spæn/
the distance between the ends of the wings of a bird, insect, or aircraft
Translations of “wingspan”
in Chinese (Traditional) (鳥類、昆蟲或飛機等的)翼展…
in Chinese (Simplified) (鸟类、昆虫或飞机等的)翼展…
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