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Spanish translation of “wing”

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.
(Definition of wing from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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