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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 of swing-wing
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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