noun (used with a plural verb)
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Example sentences from the Web for wings
Specifically, the pilots got themselves into a high altitude stall, where the wings lose the capacity to provide lift.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At the same time, the heaviest parts—the main fuselage, the engines and wings—sink to the bottom.
People scream, the orchestra stops playing, and the stage manager whisks the diva into the wings.
The audience--tout Hollywood--stands to cheer his slow and painful trek from the wings to the table.
It would knock the eyes out of the Sun and Evening News, and we rejoiced and flapped our wings accordingly.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now there are eleven of them, and their wings shine in the sun like blue steel.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
This process is termed the retinaculum, and serves, in conjunction with the frenulum, to lock the wings together during flight.New Zealand Moths and Butterflies|G. V. Hudson
Le Grande made her way into the wings, surrounded by her little troupe.The Street of Seven Stars|Mary Roberts Rinehart
And she could neither walk nor fly, she was so lame and stiff, or else it was that her wings were cut—he was not sure which.Four Winds Farm|Mrs. Molesworth
The rudder is then braced to the main frame and the main frame is braced by the wires N to the wings.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various