Definitions

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  • n. The delta wing, made of fabric, of a hang glider or microlight

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The flexwing popped and the struts began to expand before it was clear.

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  • Through his terror came a single memory, that lifting the fore edge of the flexwing would cause him to slow and rise.

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  • Chintithpit-mang bellowed and pulled back in his harness to catch more air in his flexwing, increasing lift, striving desperately to avoid contact with the planet.

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  • The land was yellow and brown, crossed by a white line of road, and now was a good time to learn if his flexwing would open.

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  • The harness rolled with him; the flexwing wrapped around him; one of the struts hissed in his face as his bayonet punctured it.

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  • He was falling toward a rippling white landscape, vast in extent, and his collapsed bubble was still tangled around his flexwing.

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  • He stripped them off, dropped his flexwing and looked about him.

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  • He had to nerve himself to let go of the flexwing; and only then did it begin to drag at the air until he was flying.

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