gull-wing

gull wing

noun
an airplane wing that slants briefly upward from the fuselage and then extends horizontally outward.

Origin:
1930–35

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gull-wing

[guhl-wing]
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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gull-wing (ˈɡʌlˌwɪŋ)
 
adj
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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