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a shoe having a wing-tip toecap

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a decorative toecap having a point extending toward the throat of the shoe

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The partners will also bring San Francisco-based men's emporium Wingtip to The Bloc, along with a new, currently unnamed, retail gallery concept conceived in collaboration between CNTRLgroup and Otto Design Group.
Wingtip flying is when flights on the same route take off and land within 5 and 20 minutes of each other.
5% fuel-burn improvement Airbus claims for the A320 equipped with new "Sharklet" wingtips.
A spokeswoman for the Intrepid aircraft-carrier museum said the shuttle's wingtip sustained slight cosmetic damage during the trip when wind caused it to hit a wood pylon.
API's Blended Winglets are an addition to the aircraft wing tip which is designed to efficiently add effective wingspan, reduce the drag caused by wingtip vortices to increase fuel efficiency and boost range.
The combined effect of these cunning little wingtip devices and the improved efficiency engines is to reduce fuel consumption by 15%.
It looked like I had about two feet of clearance between my left and his right wingtip, still closer than I wanted to be.
Some 340 metres long and 228 metres wide, with a ceiling height of 120 metres, it is roomy enough to hold more than a dozen new Boeing 747s, parked wingtip to wingtip.
The jet was 63 feet high, 195 feet wingtip to wingtip, and 230 feet long--about two-thirds the length of a football field.
MISTER MORT: A wingtip is the choice shoe when a shoe is required--a hard-bottomed shoe.
Maybe not wingtip to wingtip, but in a combat spread, taking advantage of our complementary views of the battlespace and providing the mutual support that is absolutely critical to warfighting.
US country rock band the Dixie Chicks were at the centre of an emergency alert yesterday when a wingtip of their executive jet clipped an airport building soon after landing.
The plane was in the sky for about two minutes, but then it appeared to go silent, headed towards the ground and banked left, its wingtip clipping trees and touching another plane on the ground.
Its ultratough carbon-fiber material and plastic construction make this plane--which is 23" long and 29" from wingtip to wingtip--extremely durable.
Passengers told of their shock as the fighter jet suddenly appeared 100ft away from the Boeing's left wingtip.