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buck and wing a fast tap dance characterized by much leaping and heel clicking.
delta wing the triangular wing of certain usu. supersonic aircraft, which provides not only lift but also horizontal stabilization.
fixed-wing of or designating an aircraft that has wings rigidly attached to the fuselage, as contrasted to a helicopter or a craft with movable wings.
left wing a faction of a political party or other group that advocates liberal reform or radical, revolutionary change, esp. in the social, political, or economic order. (Cf. right wing.)
right wing those within a political group who are the most conservative or reactionary. (Cf. left wing.)
rotary-wing aircraft an aircraft such as a helicopter that is supported by an airfoil that rotates around a vertical axis.
under one's wing under one's care or protection.
wing chair an upholstered chair having a high back with side extensions or wings.
wing collar a stiff, stand-up collar, the front corners of which are folded down, that sometimes accompanies the formal or evening dress worn by men.
wing it (informal) to proceed without advance preparation or a plan; improvise.
wing nut a nut with two winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage when the nut is turned.
wing shot a shot made at a bird or clay pigeon while it is moving through the air. [2 definitions]
wing tip the outermost edge of an airplane wing, bird's wing, or the like. [3 definitions]