Wingspan - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪŋspæn|  American pronunciation of the word wingspan
Brit.  |ˈwɪŋspan|  British pronunciation of the word wingspan

noun

- linear distance between the extremities of an airfoil (syn: wingspread)

Examples

...when it outspread its wings, a pteranodon would have had a wingspan in excess of 20 feet...

The hawk has a wingspan of about three feet.

a plane with a 200-foot wingspan

Word forms

noun
singular: wingspan
plural: wingspans
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