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swing-wing Syllabification: swing-wing
Pronunciation: /ˈswiNG ˈˌwiNG/

Definition of swing-wing in English:


[usually as modifier]
An aircraft wing that can move from a right-angled to a swept-back position: swing-wing fighter bombers
More example sentences
  • This swing-wing bomber's official name was Lancer, but its crews called it the ‘Bone’.
  • The two-seat SLR has the swing-wing doors and the futuristic interior is beautified by red leather seats and chromed panels on the dashboard.
  • The swing-wing design also allows slow flight with the wings fully extended to increase lift.
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