gull-wing


gull-wing
/gul"wing'/, adj.
1. (of an automobile door) hinged at the top and opening upward.
2. having gull-wing doors: a gull-wing sports car.
3. having or resembling airplane gull wings.
[1930-35]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • gull wing — noun : an airplane wing slanting upward from the fuselage for a short distance and then leveling out * * * an airplane wing that slants briefly upward from the fuselage and then extends horizontally outward. [1930 35] * * * n. [as adj.] (of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gull-wing — noun [as modifier] (of a door on a car or aircraft) opening upwards. Derivatives gull winged adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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