[ wing-span ]
/ ˈwɪŋˌspæn /
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- wings of the dove, the,
Origin of wingspan
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Examples from the Web for wingspan
It has the swooping, symmetrical grace of a bird's wingspan.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars|Tim Teeman|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Sunseeker has the wingspan of a 747 and a body the same size as a sedan.
They are ugly looking buzzards, but remarkable for their 11-foot wingspan.
/ (ˈwɪŋˌspæn) /
the distance between the wing tips of an aircraft, bird, etc
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