wing noun (FOR FLYING) translation to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "wing" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [C] (FOR FLYING)
the flat part of the body which 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
(Definition of wing noun (FOR FLYING) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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