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Significado de “wing” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "wing" - Diccionario Inglés

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wingnoun [C]

uk   /wɪŋ/ us   /wɪŋ/
  • 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.
take wing literary
If a bird takes wing, it flies away.
to suddenly develop, freely and powerfully: She walked in the hills, letting her thoughts take wing.
on the wing literary
A bird that is on the wing is flying.

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  • 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 wing of the Democratic party. The extreme right wing of the party has dominated the discussion.

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  • 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 department 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.
  • 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.

wingverb

uk   /wɪŋ/ us   /wɪŋ/ informal
(Definition of wing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "wing" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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wingnoun [C]

us   /wɪŋ/
  • wing noun [C] (STRUCTURE FOR FLYING)

one of the movable, usually long and flat, parts on either side of the body of a bird, insect, or bat that it uses for flying, or one of the long, flat, horizontal structures that stick out on either side of an aircraft: The duck flapped its wings and took off.
  • wing noun [C] (POLITICAL GROUP)

a group within a political party or organization whose beliefs are in some way different from those of the main group: She’s in the conservative wing of the party.
  • wing noun [C] (PART OF BUILDING)

a section of a large building that connects to a side of the main part: His office is in the west wing of the White House.
(Definition of wing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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