wingtip
noun see wing tip 1b

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wingtip — [wiŋ′tip΄] n. 1. the outermost end of a wing 2. ☆ a) a man s shoe, esp. a brogue, of a style characterized by a decorative piece of leather over the vamp, peaked toward the tongue, with perforations on it and along the sides extending back from… …   Universalium

  • wingtip — [wiŋ′tip΄] n. 1. the outermost end of a wing 2. ☆ a) a man s shoe, esp. a brogue, of a style characterized by a decorative piece of leather over the vamp, peaked toward the tongue, with perforations on it and along the sides extending back from… …   English World dictionary

  • Wingtip — Winglet (rot) bei einer Beechcraft 1900D Winglets sind die an den Enden der Tragflächen von Flugzeugen angebrachten Anbauten, die die aerodynamische Qualität eines Flugzeugs steigern und den Treibstoffverbrauch bei Verkehrsflugzeugen senken.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • wingtip — UK [ˈwɪŋˌtɪp] / US noun [countable] Word forms wingtip : singular wingtip plural wingtips 1) the point at the end of the wing of a bird or plane 2) American a type of man s shoe that has a pattern of holes on the front …   English dictionary

  • wingtip — /ˈwɪŋtɪp/ (say wingtip) noun 1. the extreme outer edge of the wing of an aeroplane, bird, or insect. 2. US → brogue2. Also, wing tip. {wing + tip1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • wingtip — noun a) The extreme tip of the wing of an aircraft or bird b) A part of a shoe, often with brogueing that extends backwards on both sides from the toe …   Wiktionary

  • wingtip — wing|tip [ˈwıŋtıp] n 1.) the point at the end of a bird s or a plane s wing 2.) AmE a type of man s shoe with a pattern of small holes on the toe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wingtip — wing|tip [ wıŋ,tıp ] noun count 1. ) AMERICAN a type of man s shoe that has a pattern of holes on the front 2. ) the point at the end of the wing of a bird or airplane …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wingtip — noun (C) 1 the point at the end of a bird s or a plane s wing 2 AmE a type of man s shoe with a pattern of small holes on the toe …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wingtip — wing′tip or wing′ tip n. 1) aer. orn the far or outer end of an airplane wing, wing of a bird, or the like 2) orn the portion of a bird s folded wing formed by the part of the primary feathers extending beyond the secondary feathers 3) clo a… …   From formal English to slang

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