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gull-wing

[guhl-wing]
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adjective
  1. (of an automobile door) hinged at the top and opening upward.
  2. having gull-wing doors: a gull-wing sports car.
  3. having or resembling airplane gull wings.

Origin of gull-wing

First recorded in 1930–35

gull wing

noun
  1. an airplane wing that slants briefly upward from the fuselage and then extends horizontally outward.

Origin of gull wing

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for gull-wing

gull-wing

adjective
  1. (of a car door) opening upwards
  2. (of an aircraft wing) having a short upward-sloping inner section and a longer horizontal outer section
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