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Definición de “wing” en inglés

wing

noun [C] uk   /wɪŋ/ us  

wing noun [C] (FOR FLYING)

B1 the flat part of the body that a bird, insect, or bat uses for flying, or one of the flat, horizontal structures that stick out from the side of an aircraft and support it when it is flying: the delicacy of a butterfly's wings I don't like chicken wings - there's not much meat on them. I could see the plane's wing out of my window.Parts of aeroplanesMiscellaneous animal body parts take wing literary If a bird takes wing, it flies away.Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraft to suddenly develop, freely and powerfully: She walked in the hills, letting her thoughts take wing.Making progress and advancingBecoming better on the wing literary A bird that is on the wing is flying.Animal (non-human) behaviourMovement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraft

wing noun [C] (POLITICAL GROUP)

C2 a group within a political party or organization whose beliefs are in some way different from those of the main group: The president is on the left/right wing of the Democratic party.Groups of peoplePolitical movements and groups

wing noun [C] (PART OF BUILDING)

a part of a large building that sticks out from the main part, often having been added at a later date: The maternity ward will be in the new wing of the hospital. The west wing of the house is still lived in by Lord and Lady Carlton, while the rest of the house is open to the public.Parts of buildings in general

wing noun [C] (PART OF CAR)

UK (US fender) one of the four parts at the side of a car that go over the wheels: There's a dent in the left wing. Look in your wing mirror.The exterior of vehicles

wing noun [C] (SPORTS)

(in various team games, such as football and hockey) either of the two sides of the sports field, or a player whose position is at either of the two sides of the field: Zinoli passes the ball to Pereira out there on the wing. He played left/right wing for Manchester United.Surfaces on which sports take place

wing noun [C] (THEATRE)

the wings [plural] the sides of a stage that cannot be seen by the people watching the play: I was in the wings waiting for my cue to come on stage.Theatres, cinemas and their parts

wing

verb uk   /wɪŋ/ informal us  
wing it to perform or speak without having prepared what you are going to do or say: I hadn't had time to prepare for the talk, so I just had to wing it.Not expected or planned
(Definition of wing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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