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gull-wing

[guhl-wing]
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.
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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.
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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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