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Translation of "wing" - English-Spanish dictionary

wing

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