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Another word for wing

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Noun
  1. A part added to a main structure

      1. The act of extending or the condition of being extended:
      2. The amount, degree, or range to which something extends or can extend:
      3. The act of straightening or extending a limb.
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
      1. To append or attach, especially to a larger or more significant thing.
      2. To incorporate (territory) into an existing political unit such as a country, state, county, or city.
      3. To add or attach, as an attribute, condition, or consequence.
    See also:

    part

  2. A component of government that performs a given function

      1. An instrument consisting of a number of pipes that sound tones when supplied with air and a keyboard that operates a mechanism controlling the flow of air to the pipes.
      2. Any one of various other instruments, such as the electronic organ, that resemble a pipe organ either in mechanism or sound.
      3. A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. A principal administrative division of a government:
      2. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      3. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
      1. The condition of being in action; operation.
      2. The means or mode of acting; instrumentality.
      3. A business with agents that negotiate deals for clients:
    See also:

    part

Verb
  1. To move through the air with or as if with wings

      1. A piece of fabric sewn together and fitted to the spars and rigging of a vessel so as to convert the force of the wind into forward motion of the vessel.
      2. The sails of a ship or boat.
      3. A narrow fairwater supporting the bridge of a submarine.
      1. To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
      2. To travel by air:
      3. To operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
      1. To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
      2. To fly by a quick light flapping of the wings.
      3. To flap the wings without flying.
      1. To move about rapidly and nimbly.
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      3. A fluttering or darting movement.
      1. A projecting or hanging piece usually attached to something on one side and often intended to protect or cover:
      2. Either of the folded ends of a book jacket that fit inside the front and back covers.
      3. A variable control surface on the trailing edge of an aircraft wing, used primarily to increase lift or drag.
    See also:

    move

  2. To move swiftly

      1. To seize and pinch or bite:
      2. To remove or sever by pinching or snipping:
      3. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
      1. A cocktail served in a tall glass and consisting of liquor, such as whiskey, mixed with water or a carbonated beverage.
      2. A railroad signal indicating full speed ahead.
      3. A high-speed train.
      1. A large cylindrical container, usually made of staves bound together with hoops, with a flat top and bottom of equal diameter.
      2. The quantity that a barrel with a given or standard capacity will hold.
      3. Any of various units of volume or capacity. In the US Customary System it varies, as a liquid measure, from 31 to 42 gallons (117 to 159 liters) as established by law or usage.
      1. To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart, as by an accident:
      3. To split or saw (wood) along the grain.
      1. To go in haste. Often used with it :
      2. In haste.
      3. The practical joke of lighting a match that has been secretly inserted between the sole and upper of a victim's shoe.
      1. To make a continuous low-pitched buzzing or humming sound:
      2. To move while making such a sound:
      3. To move rapidly:
      1. A brief sharp hissing sound.
      2. Energy; vim:
      3. A zipper.
      1. To make a whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
      2. To move or do something quickly:
      3. To pass quickly:
      1. To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions:
      2. To whip (eggs or cream).
      3. To move lightly, nimbly, and rapidly.
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. The gait of a horse or other four-footed animal, between a walk and a canter in speed, in which diagonal pairs of legs move forward together.
      2. A ride on a horse moving with this gait.
      3. A gait of a person, faster than a walk; a jog.
      1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
      3. To lacerate (the skin, for example).
      1. The act or an instance of sprinting, especially a short race at top speed.
      2. A burst of speed or activity.
      3. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
      1. Distance traveled divided by the time of travel.
      2. The limit of this quotient as the time of travel becomes vanishingly small; the first derivative of distance with respect to time.
      3. The magnitude of a velocity.
      1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
      2. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile:
      3. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
      1. To clean, polish, or wash by scrubbing vigorously:
      2. To remove by scrubbing:
      3. To remove dirt or grease from (cloth or fibers) by means of a detergent.
      1. To move or go suddenly and speedily; hurry.
      2. To squirt with water:
      1. A piece of fabric sewn together and fitted to the spars and rigging of a vessel so as to convert the force of the wind into forward motion of the vessel.
      2. The sails of a ship or boat.
      3. A narrow fairwater supporting the bridge of a submarine.
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. A rocket engine.
      2. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
      3. A projectile weapon carrying a warhead that is powered and propelled by rockets.
      1. A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
      2. A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution:
      3. A genealogical line; a lineage.
      1. The skin of an animal with the fur or hair still on it.
      2. A stripped animal skin ready for tanning.
      1. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
      2. To push or force one's way.
      3. To act aggressively, especially in business dealings.
      1. To move or act with speed or haste.
      2. To cause to move or act with speed or haste:
      3. To cause to move or act with undue haste; rush:
      1. To move or act swiftly.
      2. To cause to move or act swiftly:
      3. To cause to happen sooner than otherwise would be the case:
      1. Rapidity of action or motion:
      2. Rash or headlong action; precipitateness:
      3. To hasten or cause to hasten.
      1. To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
      2. To travel by air:
      3. To operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
      1. To move about rapidly and nimbly.
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      3. A fluttering or darting movement.
      1. A number of warships operating together under one command.
      2. A group of vessels or vehicles, such as taxicabs or fishing boats, owned or operated as a unit.
      1. To burst forth into or as if into flame.
      2. To give off light or be lighted in sudden or intermittent bursts.
      3. To appear or occur suddenly:
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. A slender, pointed missile, often having tail fins, thrown by hand, shot from a blowgun, or expelled by an exploding bomb.
      2. A game in which such missiles are thrown at a target.
      3. An object likened to such a missile.
      1. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      2. Excited and often noisy activity; a stir.
      1. A cylindrical vessel used for holding or carrying liquids or solids; a pail.
      2. The amount that a bucket can hold:
      3. A unit of dry measure in the US Customary System equal to 2 pecks (17.6 liters).
      1. A bar made of wood or metal that slides into a socket and is used to fasten doors and gates.
      2. A metal bar or rod in the mechanism of a lock that is thrown or withdrawn by turning the key.
      3. A fastener consisting of a threaded pin or rod with a head at one end, designed to be inserted through holes in assembled parts and secured by a mated nut that is tightened by applying torque.

Another word for wing

Noun
  1. An organ or instrument of flight

      1. A part or surface, such as a wing, propeller blade, or rudder, that interacts with a flow of air to provide stability, rotation, lift, or thrust.
      1. Either of two movable flaps on the wings of an airplane that can be used to control the plane's rolling and banking movements.
      1. Either of the leathery or chitinous forewings of a beetle or a related insect, serving to encase the membranous hind wings used in flight.
      1. The wing of a bird.
      2. The outer rear edge of the wing of a bird, containing the primary feathers.
      3. A primary feather of a bird.
      1. Something added or attached to an entity of greater importance or size; an adjunct.
      2. A part or organ, such as an arm, leg, tail, or fin, that is joined to the axis or trunk of a body.
    See also:

    feather

  2. An architectural unit or extension

      1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
      2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
      3. A division of a book or artistic work such as a film:
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. A corridor or passageway in a building.
      2. A large entrance room or vestibule in a building; a lobby.
      3. A building for public gatherings or entertainments.
      1. The act of projecting or the condition of being projected.
      2. A thing or part that extends outward beyond a prevailing line or surface:
      3. A plan for an anticipated course of action:
      1. The operation that, for positive integers, consists of increasing by a definite number of increments of 1. The operation is extended to other numbers according to the additive properties of positive integers and other algebraic properties.
      2. Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
      3. The process of adding or joining something to something else, typically to make it larger:
      1. A wing of a building at right angles to the main structure.
      2. A right-angled bend in a pipe or conduit; an elbow.
      1. To append or attach, especially to a larger or more significant thing.
      2. To incorporate (territory) into an existing political unit such as a country, state, county, or city.
      3. To add or attach, as an attribute, condition, or consequence.
  3. An organized group of aircraft

    See also:

    unit

  4. Entrance to the stage: usually plural

Verb
  1. See also:

    hurt

Idioms:

    take-wing

  1. take under one's wing