from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The linear distance between the extremities of an airfoil.
- n. Wingspread.
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- n. the distance from the left wingtip to the right wingtip
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- n. linear distance between the extremities of an airfoil
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His wingspan is 3 inches longer than his 6-4 height.
Its wingspan is 172 feet — greater than the distance covered by Orville Wright during his first flight at Kitty Hawk.
Amongst living birds of prey, only condors exceed these measurements - the Andean condor Vultur gryphus possibly exceeding 3 m in wingspan and reaching 12 kg.
Standing 1.4 m tall, the Shoebill can exceed 2.6 m in wingspan and is best known for its remarkable wide bill.
The wingspan is 261 feet eight inches — fifty-three feet longer than an A340-600's.
His wingspan is 7-5, and he is a better-than-average ball handler for his size.
A person’s wingspan is equivalent to their height; so assuming Jack is about 6′0″, the coffin could easily hold a normal sized 5 foot-something man inside.
The 6-4 Wall has a 6-9¼ wingspan, which is larger than Turner, who is 6-7 but has just a 6-8 wingspan.
The green arrows represent the Rollerblader's wingspan, which is considerable and far exceeds the width of even New York City's ample new bike lanes.
And the investigators are believing that it was anywhere between 75 and 80 pounds, with about a six-foot wingspan, which is --
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