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winglike

[wing-lahyk] /ˈwɪŋˌlaɪk/
adjective
1.
resembling a wing.
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  • The earliest insects with winglike appendages lived in an aquatic environment.
  • Flaps on the winglike fins control the degree of steepness of the dive.
  • Flaps of skin connecting limbs to body provide a winglike surface.
  • No trouble identifying this one: a flying fish that was soaring away from a pursuer on long, winglike pectoral fins.
  • The golden sweep of their winglike roofs seems to suspend them in the hazy skies.
  • It expands at its base into two winglike supports, which are short and not prolonged so as to surround the muscle scars.
  • winglike projections stir the manure in a digestion tank to accelerate its liquefaction.

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