Translation of "wing" - English-Spanish dictionary

wing

noun uk /wɪŋ/

B1 one of the two parts that a bird or insect uses to fly

ala

one of the two long, flat parts at the sides of a plane that make it stay in the sky

ala

a part of a large building that is connected to a side of the main part

ala
His office is in the west wing of the White House.

(Translation of “wing” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

wing

noun /wiŋ/

one of the arm-like limbs of a bird or bat, which it usually uses in flying, or one of the similar limbs of an insect

ala
The eagle spread his wings and flew away
The bird cannot fly as it has an injured wing
These butterflies have red and brown wings.

a similar structure jutting out from the side of an aeroplane

ala
the wings of a jet.

a section built out to the side of a (usually large) house

ala
the west wing of the hospital.

any of the corner sections of a motor vehicle

aleta
The rear left wing of the car was damaged.

a section of a political party or of politics in general

ala
the Left/Right wing.

one side of a football etc field

ala, extremo, banda
He made a great run down the left wing.

in rugby and hockey, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field.

ala, extremo

in the air force, a group of three squadrons of aircraft.

escuadrón
winged adjective

having wings

alado
a winged creature.
-winged suffix

de (…) alas
a four-winged insect.
winger noun

in football etc, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field.

extremo
wingless adjective

sin alas
wings noun plural

the sides of a theatre/theater stage

bastidores
She waited in the wings.
wing commander noun

in the air force, the rank above squadron leader.

teniente-coronel
wingspan noun

the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other when outstretched (of birds, aeroplanes/airplanes etc).

envergadura
on the wing

flying, especially away

volando
The wild geese are on the wing.
take under one’s wing

to take (someone) under one’s protection

tomar a alguien bajo su protección
He took the young man under his wing and treated him like a son.

(Translation of “wing” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)