wing tip


noun

Also wingtip . the extreme outer edge of an airplane wing.
a toecap, often with a perforated pattern, having a point at the center and a piece at each side extending back along the top and sides.
a style of shoe with such a toe.
the portion of a bird's folded wing formed by the part of the primary feathers extending beyond the secondary feathers.

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Origin of wing tip

First recorded in 1870–75
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wing tip

noun

the outermost edge of a wing
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