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wing

wing

 
pronunciation:
wIng
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
under one's wing
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: either of a pair of movable body parts used by birds, bats, or insects to fly.
 
definition 2: any body part that looks or acts like a wing, but does not enable flight.
Penguins use their wings to swim, but they cannot fly.
definition 3: something having the shape or use of a wing.
The wing of an airplane is usually made of metal.
definition 4: a side section of a building.
My class is in the north wing of the school.
similar words:
annex, ward
definition 5: (plural) the area on both sides of the stage that is hidden from the view of the audience.
The actors waited in the wings.
phrase: under one's wing
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: winged, winging, wings
definition: to move by using or as if by using wings; fly.
The eagle winged over the river.
similar words:
fly
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