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wingspan

, wingspread
the distance between the wing tips of an aircraft, bird, etc.

wingspan

The distance from one wing tip to the other. See span.
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businesses, farmers, environmental not-for-profits, and government agencies, under the auspices of The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, has taken up the call for full-cost pricing as a solution to the impending freshwater crisis, saying that society no longer can afford to treat water as a "cheap, nonstrategic, and infinitely available resource.
AT WINGSPREAD, RACINE, WISCONSIN (October 26-28, 2009), 11,
Young birds in nest know it best-- tanager tongue-- one in falcon colors, cinnamon teal (the great river effigies wingspread by night to north and west, watermark and cachet).
I like the flowing, breathing, round movements for the torso, and I really wanted to work on opening up my chest," she says, as she gracefully demonstrates the classic wingspread of the Swan Queen.
Featured homes include Wingspread near Racine designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the president of the S.
And so it does, the cherub in a pale pink robe, its wingspread across the sky, apparently holding the vessel in an embrace of safety.
One influential interpretation of the precautionary principle, the Wingspread Consensus Statement, coined in 1998 by a group of scholars, activists and environmentalists, states "When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.
triennial and the WCVI shrimp trawl estimates first had to be altered by the ratio of wingspread to doorspread ([a.
Almost three decades later, The Wingspread Report (Wingspread Group on Higher Education, 1993) noted that a gap continued to exist between societal needs and the offerings of higher education institutions.
Scott brought a group of scholars from a variety of disciplines to the Wingspread Conference Center in Racine, WI.
Proceedings from the 2003 Wingspread Conference, 5-18.
The Wingspread Report (1994) recommended skill-based measurements on complex thinking, the ability to analyze information and to solve problems, and interpersonal communications.