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gull wing

[′gəl ‚wiŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
An airplane wing that slants upward from the fuselage for a short distance and then levels out.

gull wing

gull wing
A wing with a sharp dihedral from the root toward the tip until a 15 to 20% semi-span. Thereafter, there is a little dihedral, or even an anhedral, to the tip.
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Caption: FIGURE 2.Top-down x-ray images of gull wing joints in a QFR
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RENAULT NEPTA CONCEPT: This four-seat cabriolet is a sign of things to come at Renault, according to Patrick le Quement, head of the French automaker's design studio, who characterizes the concept as "in perfect keeping with Renault's long tradition in body design" thanks to its unique gull wing doors that stretch the length of the entire body.
Cars dropping off passengers glide under the roof's gull wing embrace, sweeping past a vast parking structure for 9000 vehicles.
The surface-mountable package features a Cu/Mo heat sink, kovar seal ring, gull wing leads, and both differential and single-ended RF ports.
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