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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How to use wing tip in a sentence
It has added aerodynamic fins on wing tips, used only one engine when taxiing on runways and bought planes that weigh less.United Airlines aims to suck carbon dioxide from the friendly skies | Steven Mufson | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
First on one wing-tip, and then on the other, we corkscrewed dizzily down.
This danger was greatly alleviated when the wing-tip flares were invented.America's Munitions 1917-1918 | Benedict Crowell
The suspicious-looking object proved to be a bird's foot, and beside it was a pointed wing tip.Wilderness Ways | William J Long
Of the remaining six shots but one was effective—breaking the wing-tip of a young female, which was secured for a live decoy.Adrift in the Ice-Fields | Charles W. Hall
He was swarming up the plane-wing tip before Jamison reached him, and he kicked frenziedly when Jamison plucked him off.
British Dictionary definitions for wing tip
the outermost edge of a wing
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