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Wings

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wingsnoun

    a means of flight or ascent

    "necessity lends wings to inspiration"

  2. wingsnoun

    stylized bird wings worn as an insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members

Wiktionary

  1. wingsnoun

    The unseen area each side of a stage.

  2. wingsnoun

    The insignia of a qualified pilot or aircrew member.

Freebase

  1. Wings

    Wings were an English rock band formed in 1971 by Paul McCartney with his wife Linda McCartney, session drummer Denny Seiwell and former Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine. Wings were noted for frequent personnel changes as well as commercial success, going through three lead guitarists and four drummers. However, the core trio of the McCartneys and Laine remained intact throughout the group's tenure.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. wings

    Those parts of the hold and orlop-deck which are nearest to the sides. This term is particularly used in the stowage of the several materials contained in the hold, and between the cable-tiers and the ship's sides. In ships of war they are usually kept clear, that the carpenter and his crew may have access round the ship to stop shot-holes in time of action. Also, the skirts or extremities of a fleet, when ranged in a line abreast, or when forming two sides of a triangle. It is usual to extend the wings of a fleet in the daytime, in order to discover any enemy that may fall in their track; they are, however, generally summoned by signal to form close order before night. In military parlance, the right and left divisions of a force, whether these leave a centre division between them or not.--Wing-transom. The uppermost transom in the stern-frame, to which the heels of the counter-timbers are let on and bolted.

Editors Contribution

  1. wingsnoun

    Plural noun of the word wing.

    A bird has two wings and uses them both each time he flies.


    Submitted by MaryC on July 30, 2016  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Wings' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3902

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wings in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Wings in a Sentence

  1. Tom Williams:

    We have to come to the point where we have to make decisions, and quite often those decisions are long term in nature, and without clarity then it's too dangerous for us to proceed, when we look at the next generation of wings, which is called' Wing of the Future', we are working on that today in development in the UK and clearly now we are seriously considering whether we should continue that development or find alternative solutions.

  2. Wesley D'Amico:

    The track is more important than the wings.

  3. Unknown:

    Friends are angels that lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

  4. Thomas Watson (c. 1620-1686):

    "There is nothing here abiding; the creature has a little honey in its mouth, but it has wings, it will soon fly away. But if you love God, He is ‘a portion for ever’ (Psalm 73:26).

  5. French Proverb:

    There is no flying without wings.

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