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  1. wing

    • IPA[wiNG]

    美式

    • n.
      (in a bird) a modified forelimb that bears large feathers and is used for flying.;(in a bat or pterosaur) a modified forelimb with skin stretched between or behind the fingers.
    • v.
      travel on wings or by aircraft; fly;move, travel, or be sent quickly, as if flying
    • verb: wing, 3rd person present: wings, gerund or present participle: winging, past tense: winged, past participle: winged

    • noun: wing, plural noun: wings

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. (in a bird) a modified forelimb that bears large feathers and is used for flying. 同義詞 literarypinion, van, rarepennon
    • (in a bat or pterosaur) a modified forelimb with skin stretched between or behind the fingers.
    • (in most insects) each of two or four flat extensions of the thoracic cuticle, either transparent or covered in scales.
    • the meat on the wing bone of a bird used as food.
    • used with reference to ease and swiftness of movement time flies by on wings
    • 2. a rigid horizontal structure that projects from both sides of an aircraft and supports it in the air.
    • 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
    • 3. British a raised part of the body of a car or other vehicle above the wheel.
    • 4. a part of a large building, especially one that projects from the main part the maternity wing at South Cleveland Hospital 同義詞 part, section, side, annexe, extension, ... 更多
    • 5. a group within a political party or other organization that holds particular views or has a particular function Sinn Fein, the political wing of the IRA 同義詞 faction, camp, caucus, arm, side, ... 更多
    • 6. the sides of a theater stage out of view of the audience.
    • 7. (in soccer, rugby, and other games) the part of the field close to the sidelines.
    • (in soccer, ice hockey, and other games) an attacking player who plays mostly forward close to one side of the field or rink.
    • 8. a lateral part or projection of an organ or structure.
    • a thin membranous appendage of a fruit or seed that is dispersed by the wind.
    • 9. an air force unit of several squadrons or groups.
    • the right or left flank of the main body of a battle formation.

    動詞

    • 1. travel on wings or by aircraft; fly a bird came winging around the corner 同義詞 fly, glide, soar, take wing
    • move, travel, or be sent quickly, as if flying the prize will be winging its way to you soon 同義詞 hurtle, speed, shoot, whiz, zoom, ... 更多
    • send or convey (something) quickly, as if by air just jot down the title on a postcard and wing it to us
    • archaic enable (someone or something) to fly or move rapidly the convent was at some distance, but fear would wing her steps
    • 2. shoot (a bird) in the wing, so as to prevent flight without causing death one bird was winged for every bird killed
    • wound (someone) superficially, especially in the arm or shoulder. 同義詞 wound, graze, hit, clip
    • 3. informal speak or act without preparation; improvise a little boning up puts you ahead of the job seekers who try to wing it