Definition of gull wing in English:

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gull wing

noun

[as modifier]
(Of a door on a car or aircraft) opening upwards: gull-wing doors
More example sentences
  • Press the flush button by the door to open the gull-wing doors, which have hydraulics powerful enough to lift the doors automatically.
  • But the gull-wing car nearly got Nik and Eva into serious trouble just outside Turin, where a police officer thought they had a bomb in the back.
  • The YCC has a personalised driving position, autopark for easy parking and gull-wing doors for easier access and improved visibility.

Derivatives

gull-winged

adjective
Example sentences
  • Visit the DeLorean Owners Association for more information on his best-known legacy, the gull-winged stainless steel sports car that lumbered along and had far more success in the movies than on the road.
  • OK I'll admit I'm a fan of the big gull-winged monster.
  • But its daring gull-winged construction - a reinforced concrete sculpture that tested the limits of its material and of what modernism could be - was the source of its distinction as well as downfall.

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