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swing-wing

[swing-wing] /ˈswɪŋˌwɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of an airplane) having wings whose horizontal angle to the fuselage centerline can be adjusted fore and aft to optimize aerodynamic performance at widely differing speeds.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for swing wing

swing-wing

adjective
1.
of or relating to a variable-geometry aircraft
noun
2.
  1. such an aircraft
  2. either wing of such an aircraft
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