- [C] 翼,翅膀 either of the pair of parts that a bird, insect, bat, etc. used to fly
- [C] 翅膀,机翼 part that projects from the side of an aircraft and supports it in the air
- [C] 侧厅,耳房 part of building that projects from the main part
- [C] 侧翼 either of the planks of an army lined up for battle
- [S] 派,翼 part of an organization
- [C] 边侧,边锋队员 side part of the playing area in football, hockey, etc.; either of the forward players whose place is at the extreme end of the forward line
- [P] 飞行徽章 pilot's badge
- [P] 舞台上观众看不到的侧面 area to the right and left of the stage that is hidden from the audience by curtains, scenery, etc.
- vt. & vi. 飞行 fly on wings
- vt. & vi. 加快 lend speed to
a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane
a stage area out of sight of the audience
a unit of military aircraft
the side of military or naval formation;
"they attacked the enemy's right flank"
a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side
(in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft
a group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function;
"they are the progressive wing of the Republican Party"
the wing of a fowl;
"he preferred the drumsticks to the wings"
a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud;
"in Britain they call a fender a wing"
an addition that extends a main building
travel through the air; be airborne;
"Man cannot fly"
- The hen tucked her head under her wing.
- A seagull fluttered down with an injured wing.
- The bird's left wing was hurt.
- Wild gooses wing regularly,haste and idle.
- I lost my lecture notes, so I had to wing it.
- The bird quivered its wings.
- The eagle expanded his wings.
- A bird flies by flapping its wings.
- The bird is colored yellowish in the back, wings and tail.
- The plane's wings are very long.
- I live in the west wing of the house.
- The nearside wing was damaged in the collision.
- The Senator is on the liberal wing of the Republican Party.
- Have you got your wings yet?
- She stood watching the performance from the wings.
- The doves winged skyward.
- Eating, drinking, talking, dancing, the evening winged past.
- Terror winged his steps as the bear drew nearer.
- Ambition winged her spirit.
- I fired and winged him in the shoulder.
- The bullet winged the bird but didn't kill it.
- The house was winged on both sides.
- clip sb's wings
使…无计可施; 扼杀…的雄心 reduce sb's power〔influence〕
- on the wing
在旅行中 being travellingThey stayed in France for a week and then they were on the wing again.他们在法国逗留了一星期,然后又继续旅行。
- spread one's wings
开始独立行事 begin to act independently
- take under one's wing
庇护,保护 protect sb
take sb under one's wing
Please take this new student under your wing.
She immediately took the new arrivals under her wing.
I'll let Jack take her under his wing for a few days to show her what to do.
He felt out of place at the new school until one of the older pupils took him under his wing.
- take wing(s)
起飞,飞走 fly away
- wait in the wings
等待时机 wait for an opportunity
- wing across (v.+prep.)
飞越 fly over sth
wing sth across sth
The eagle winged his way across the valley.
A crow is winging its solitary flight across the mountain.
- wing down (v.+adv.)
俯冲 (of a bird or an aeroplane) dive
The plane came winging down towards the coast.
- wing over (v.+prep.)
飞越 fly over sth
wing over sth
The bird winged over the sky.
鸟飞过天空。wing sth over sth
The planes winged their way over the mountain.
- wing through (v.+prep.)
飞过 fly through sth
wing through sth
The plane winged through the sky.
飞机飞过天空。wing sth through sth
The plane winged its way through the clouds.
- wing to (v.+prep.)
传到; 飞向 spread sth into (some place); fly towards some place
wing to sth
The good news winged to all corners of the country.
好消息迅速传遍全国。wing sth to sth
The bird wings its way to the south.
- add wings to 加快…的速度
- clap wings 振翅
- flutter wings 拍动翅膀
- fold wing 将翅膀收起
- spread one's wings 张开翅膀,在实践中检验自己的能力
- take wing 飞去,迅速离去
- wing gaily 愉快地飞行
- wing gracefully 优美地飞行
- wing joyously 欢乐地飞行
- wing powerfully 有力地飞翔
- wing serenely 无忧无虑地飞行
- wing tirelessly 毫无倦意地飞行
- wing down 俯冲
The Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast.出自： Byron
A single bit of radio information, sent winging across space to earth.出自： C. Sagan
As Air Force One winged toward Washington.出自：Time
The Prince..flies back from Monaco..to wing off within hours for Papua New Guinea.出自：Times
A flight of herring gulls winging out to sea.出自： M. Wesley
- wing后接介词across或through表示“飞越”; 后接副词down表示“俯冲”。
- take wing, take wings
- on the wing, on wings
- 这两个短语意思不同:on the wing的意思是“在飞翔中的”,在句中多半用作定语; 而on wings的意思是“飞翔”,在句中多半用作状语,相当于by air。例如:
- Can you shoot that bird on the wing?
- Let's travel on wings.
- ☆ 直接源自中古英语的wenge，意为翅膀。