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gull wing

noun
1.
an airplane wing that slants briefly upward from the fuselage and then extends horizontally outward.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35

gull-wing

[guhl-wing] /ˈgʌlˌwɪŋ/
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.
Origin
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for gull wing

gull-wing

/ˈɡʌlˌwɪŋ/
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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