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Definitions of WING
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By Princeton University
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By Noah Webster.
One of the two upper limbs of a bird, by which it flies; one of the thin appendages of membrane by which an insect flies; any part projecting from the main body of something; as, the wing of a house, or the right wing of an army; one of the main supporting surfaces of an airplane; passage by means of flying; as, he gave the bird wing.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
The limb of a bird by which it flies, and under which it protects its young; care and protection; the limb of an insect by which it flies; flight; passage by the wing; means of flying; acceleration; motive or incitement of flight; the flank or extreme part of an army; any side-piece; a leaf-like appendage; the two lateral petals of a papilionaceous flower, which stand opposite to each other; a side-shoot; a side-building, less than the main edifice; the longer sides of horn-works, crown-works, &c.; the ships on the extremities, when ranged in a line, or when forming the two sides of a triangle.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
That limb of a bird by which it flies, and under which it protects its young; care or protection, particularly in the plu.; passage by the wing; means of flying; anything compared to a wing in form or position; a side erection attached to the main edifice; in bot., a membraneous border by which many seeds are supported in the air and transported from place to place; the extreme right or left division of an army; the ships on each extremity of a fleet arranged in line of battle.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
n. [German] One of two anterior limbs of a fowl, corresponding to the arms of a man, and by most birds used for flying ;â€”any similar member or instrument; the limb of an insect ; passage by flying; flight ;--motive or incitement ;â€”acceleration of speed ; â€”that which agitates the air as awing does, as a fan or vane foe winnowing grain ;---one of two corresponding appendages attached to the sides of anything; or a single appendage so attached; a side-building less than the main edifice ;â€”a membranous expansion of a plant ;â€”the tight or left division of an army, regiment, and the like ;â€”that part of the hold or orlop of a vessel which is nearest the sides ;â€”in a fleet, one of the extremities when the ships are drawn up in a line, or when forming the two sides of a triangle ;â€”one of the sides of the stage.
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