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Spanish translation of “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 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 the wings of a jet. a section built out to the side of a (usually large) house the west wing of the hospital. any of the corner sections of a motor vehicle The rear left wing of the car was damaged. a section of a political party or of politics in general the Left/Right wing. one side of a football etc field He made a great run down the left wing. in rugby and hockey, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field. in the air force, a group of three squadrons of aircraft. winged adjective having wings a winged creature. -winged
de (…) alas
a four-winged insect.
winger noun in football etc, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field. wingless adjective
sin alas
wings noun plural the sides of a theatre stage
She waited in the wings.
wing commander in the air force, the rank above squadron leader.
wingspan noun the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other when outstretched (of birds, aeroplanes etc). on the wing flying, especially away
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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