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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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