Edward Kennedy (1932--), U. S. Senator, presidential aspirant, and a leader of the liberal wing of the democratic party
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faired the aircraft′s wing into the fuselage.
Conservatives hoped for a rollback of left-wing support for the controversial new legislation.
A hanging at each side of a stage directly behind the proscenium that serves to block the wing area and sidelights from the audience.
On the southern wing of Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone
A vein or rib in the wing of an insect.
One of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect.
An expandable,membranous fold of skin between the wing and body of a bird.
A structure with a single-pitch roof that is attached to the side of a building as a wing or an extension.
the west wing of the building
But the giant wing and strange noise spooked them.No way would they follow
Out of the Oval Office by 9, Cheney walks in his polished maroon cowboy boots down the hall to his West Wing office, where he huddles with his chief of staff, Lewis Libby, and other senior staff members to go over the day′s schedule
No 3 Wing and its Nieuport Scouts made a constant nuisance of themselves by strafing Turkish positions
a bid for.reflexive left-wing approval(Marshall Delaney)
a bid for.reflexive left-wing approval(Marshall Delaney)
The ailerons on an airplane are hinged to the wing
The wing of the plane broke off and the plane crashed.
The aviator warped a wing tip to regain balance
The best squadron in each wing won a yellow pennant on a pole that was utterly worthless
The north wing of the castle was destroyed in a fire.
The right wing of the Kuomintang, dominated by the new militarism, broke away from the left Kuomintang Government at Hankow
The gull was planing down in circles without moving a wing .
Any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird.
A variant of the swept-back wing is the delta wing
One end of the wing tapers smoothly
At the end of the afternoon I dropped by the West Wing to say good-bye
She was harshly criticized by the left-wing press
natural laminar flow wing
1.(in a bat or pterosaur) a modified forelimb with skin stretched between or behind the fingers.
‘There were carved creatures with canine bodies and bat _wings_ perched around the steeply pointed roof lined with jagged spikes.’
‘The end result of the moult produced a dragon with powerful _wings_ and the ability to shoot steaming jets of molten flame from its mouth.’
2.(in a bird) a modified forelimb that bears large feathers and is used for flying.
‘Thrashing the water with opened _wings_ , the bird repeatedly disappeared completely underwater.’
‘The feathers on their _wings_ and tails are bright blue with white and black bands.’
3.(in most insects) each of two or four flat extensions of the thoracic cuticle, either transparent or covered in scales.
‘The nightbugs with their lacy _wings_ and glowing segmented bodies circled around the Deity, and rested on the plants growing from its body.’
‘The insect’s _wings_ have properties to reflect light that scientists hope can be adapted to camouflage tanks and aircraft.’
4.(in soccer, rugby, and hockey) the part of the field close to the sidelines.
‘Anxious to record their first league win since 29 September, Manchester switched Afi Leuaia to the _wing_ and brought Piers Gregory into play at centre.’
‘With Percy Montgomery at fullback and Fourie and De Villiers on the _wings_ , the Boks don’t lack for height at the back.’
5.A flock of plovers (birds)
‘some sportsmen make no scruple about firing into the thick of a _wing_ of plover’
‘As soon as ″a _wing_ of Plover″ is sighted in the air, the man sets his decoy-birds in motion.’
6.A group within a political party or other organization having particular views or a particular function.
‘a candidate from the liberal _wing_ of the party’
‘The former First Lady and current US senator from New York is widely seen as the most prominent standard bearer of what passes for a liberal _wing_ of the Democratic Party.’
7.A lateral part or projection of an organ or structure.
‘This branch enters the skull through the superior orbital fissure or a small foramen in the greater _wing_ of the sphenoid to anastomose with the ophthalmic artery.’
‘The neat, putty-coloured ribbing of the pectoral muscles forms two perfect _wings_ over the ribcage.’
8.A part of a large building, especially one that projects from the main part.
‘a maternity _wing_ ’
‘The first floor of the main _wing_ of the building was destroyed and it was believed a chimney at the back of the building may have been left unstable.’
9.A pilot's certificate of ability to fly a plane, indicated by a badge representing a pair of wings.
‘Michael earned his _wings_ as a commercial pilot’
‘Although he is some way off getting his pilot’s _wings_ , Jamie has already set his sights on being a fighter pilot.’
10.A raised part of the body of a car or other vehicle above the wheel.
‘He came out on Saturday morning to find his car parked on the pavement, with wonky looking wheels, and well sculpted driver’s side doors and _wing_ .’
‘The engine has a low centre of gravity, the _wing_ is like a banquet table and its height, at 1050 mm, is only an inch taller than a GT40.’
11.A rigid horizontal structure that projects from both sides of an aircraft and supports it in the air.
‘It looked to be a Boeing - 747 with the normal engines underneath both _wings_ of the plane.’
‘Most of the planes have high _wings_ , and often the pilots will let you pop open the window to get clean photos if they know you’re a serious shooter.’
12.A thin membranous appendage of a fruit or seed that is dispersed by the wind.
‘Water is then applied to the seeds to remove the _wing_ from the seed.’
‘The nuts have no seed _wings_ , with which to travel, and are not viable if they simply drop to the ground.’
13.An air force unit of several squadrons or groups.
‘It is about serving the people in the squadron command and _wing_ .’
‘CAG helicopter representatives routinely are tasked with augmenting the squadrons in the air _wing_ .’
14.An attacking player positioned near to one of the sidelines.
‘The Heath then suffered a severe blow when _wing_ forward Ciaran Hyland was sidelined after a rash challenge.’
‘When _wing_ forward Tom Lennon boxed an Andrew Hickey delivery past Chris Meaney it rocked the Leighlin men back on their heels.’
15.The right or left flank of the main body of a battle formation.
‘After the victory at Smolensk, Hitler reverted to his old concept of concentrating the main effort on the _wings_ .’
‘This was swiftly followed by cavalry actions on both _wings_ , each army’s right being victorious and pursuing the enemy from the field.’
16.The sides of a theatre stage out of view of the audience.
‘She bustled out of the bathroom and headed towards the _wings_ of the stage, where the rest of the choir was waiting.’
‘Hedges, like the _wings_ on a stage can make a false end to a garden, thus disguising the real boundary.’
17.The wing of a bird as food.
‘But that can’t be, because the other _wing_ is filled with meat.’
‘You see, that’s because my favourite part of the _wing_ is the skin.’
18.Used with reference to ease and swiftness of movement.
‘the thought gave _wings_ to her feet’
‘I don’t know how the future will take us, how we will fly on the _wings_ and winds of fate and fortune.’
1.Enable (someone or something) to fly or move rapidly.
‘the convent was at some distance, but fear would _wing_ her steps’
‘Horatio, who wants a happier ending for Hamlet than silence, chimes in with a denial of it which gives way to a chorus of singing angels _winging_ Hamlet to heaven.’
2.Move, travel, or be sent quickly, as if flying.
‘the prize will be _winging_ its way to you soon’
‘Mr Blair himself was taking a personal interest: the Prime Minister’s closest aides were copied in to all the memos and documents _winging_ around Whitehall.’
3.Send or convey (something) quickly, as if by air.
‘just jot down the title on a postcard and _wing_ it to us’
‘I’ve lost my copy (only had it on minidisc) so if anyone out there has this track then _wing_ us one will you.’
4.Shoot (a bird) in the wing, so as to prevent flight without causing death.
‘one bird was _winged_ for every bird killed’
‘The Steps have built an aviary of sorts and have been trying to stock it with any wild birds they can _wing_ with their air rifles.’
5.Speak or act without preparation; improvise.
‘a little preparation puts you ahead of the job-seekers who try to _wing_ it’
‘Clinton was _winging_ it, carried high on Reagan’s excellent economic foresight and results.’
6.Travel on wings or by aircraft; fly.
‘George satisfied his keen urge to fly by _winging_ homewards with the Royal Air Force’
‘Jesse Jackson could not restrain himself from _winging_ to Santa Maria.’
7.Wound (someone) superficially, especially in the arm or shoulder.
‘In mid-air, I turn and squeeze off three shots, _winging_ him.’
‘Chancellor Schroeder is badly _winged_ now and facing a well nigh impossible task to get re-elected.’
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