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Synonyms for wing

Synonyms for wing

a part added to a main structure

a component of government that performs a given function

to move through the air with or as if with wings

Synonyms for wing

one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

a stage area out of sight of the audience

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the side of military or naval formation

a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side

(in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft

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a group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function

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a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud

an addition that extends a main building

travel through the air

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Another hot technology that's taking wing is a paper-thin, flexible sheet material that will be used in the aerospace industry as a flame barrier and containment system.
Counterthemes are: Mi's taking wing, to keep her husband, to risk an affair with Graeme's roommate Ivan, to fight for her son's right to a father.
In one canvas from the "Billiard Table" series, 144-52, this clumsy piece of furniture becomes magically fluid and translucent, its wood moldings and baize cover now taking wing like the fictional birds of the wallpaper, which unexpectedly fly toward us with the force of Van Gogh's crows.
Poets such as Leroy Quintana and Martin Espada are among those whose words are taking wing at community and literacy centers, rallies, prisons, shelters, bookstores in the barrio, and high schools in the 'hood.
He has just begun to babble; he suspends it for a race that monotonously fascinates, the bird always ahead dipping a monstrous beak to feed or not feed every few seconds while the boy, his miniature legs torquing the wind, closes the distance the bird allows him now and then only to open it again by taking wing.
CHICAGO -- A second generation of fixed wireless providers is taking wing in the marketplace, launching an industry renaissance that could dim the memory of earlier fixed wireless high-flyers that crashed and burned.
TAKING WING Brazen bird wanders the isles of Zaman's shop looking for something to steal, left, and another flies out of the door after helping itself to a bag of peanuts, right