winger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n winger (sports) player in wing position
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Actress Debra Winger helped to perform the voice of E.T. in the movie ?E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)."
    • n Winger (Naut) One of the casks stowed in the wings of a vessel's hold, being smaller than such as are stowed more amidships.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n winger One who or that which wings, in any sense.
    • n winger A small cask or tank for holding water, stowed in the wing of a ship, where the space is much reduced by the approaching lines of the hull. (See wing, n., 9 .) Tanks are accurately fitted to the sloping sides of the ship.
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Quotations

  • Norman Mailer
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    “Left-wingers are incapable of conspiring because they are all egomaniacs.”

Usage

In literature:

The Left Wingers have indeed been much more open in admitting their intentions to overthrow our government by force of arms.
"The Red Conspiracy" by Joseph J. Mereto
Of England's fame, from strand to strand, Their songs have been the widest wingers.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, May 13, 1893" by Various
Leaner-Winger, where are you?
"The Wilderness Fugitives" by Edward S. Ellis
Anyone can be a 'winger': it takes a man to shove.
"Years of Plenty" by Ivor Brown
Reminded me of, say, the young Glenda Jackson with a heavy spike of Debra Winger.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
What on earth had we to do on board that yacht, racing against the Meteor, unconquered winger of the western seas?
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 60, No. 372, October 1846" by Various
Winger has a colt well broken that's a perfect match for him.
"A Man of Honor" by George Cary Eggleston
Brother Winger was busy with his wagon, getting grain out from the station ten miles away to help the people.
"South and South Central Africa" by H. Frances Davidson
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In poetry:

When with the spring we saw depart
Those eyes, those tresses curled,
Then summer dying in love’s heart,
To winger left the world.
"Cora" by Charles Harpur
The floating flower in the air that dances for ever vernal,
All wings, a bodiless flutter, the symbol of life eternal,
A mingle of breeze and sunshine, glad Psyche, the
winger supernal.
"The Black Swallow-Tail Butterfly" by Manmohan Ghose

In news:

One Right-Winger 's Terrible List of "Top 10 Conservative Movies".
The rumours Jets winger Evander Kane has demanded a trade are false, his agent says.
AP File Photo Many Red Wings fans aren't happy with the return of veteran winger Mikael Samuelsson, who spent last season with the Florida Panthers.
Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images Former Buffalo Sabres and Edmonton Oilers winger Ales Kotalik signed a three-year, $9 million free agent contract with the Rangers Thursday.
Former Devils winger Steve Thomas thriving as AHL assistant coach.
Real Madrid Monitors Palace Winger Wilfried Zaha: Soccer Roundup.
New play with Patti LuPone, Debra Winger will have final curtain Dec 16.
Right-wingers turn to talk radio to stoke their anger.
Right wingers in the state legislature are grandstanding over a bill that would offer comprehensive sex education to students across the state.
Holland winger Arjen Robben has hinted dressing-room unrest undermined their Euro 2012 challenge, which ended following a third successive defeat.
Besides the NHLers, defensemen Steve Ward and Sean Curry, and winger Matt Robinson are veterans .
Who will win battle of PA. Kings, winger Simon Gagne agree to two-year, $7-million deal.
Find out about Winger 's Winger from the online music source Billboard.com.
Family and friends are invited to join Eunice Winger in celebrating her 90th birthday from 1 to 4 pm, Sept 8 in the New City Ballroom at Hungry Bear in Bemidji.
Urban Cowboy' (1980) Travolta and Debra Winger were do.
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In science:

Winger for proof-reading the manuscript at an early state of its development.
Founding quantum theory on the basis of consciousness
A number of theoretical studies have considered the electromagnetic response of a pinned Winger solid in a magnetic field,20,37–39 and find that the cyclotron resonance is shifted by an amount related to the pinning frequency, and at the same time also broadened.
Static and Dynamic Properties of Type-II Composite Fermion Wigner Crystals
Note added.—While this work was being completed, we were informed of Ref. which also derives the kinetic theory with Berry curvature corrections from quantum field theories using a Winger function.
Kinetic theory with Berry curvature from quantum field theories
K.A. Kelley, L. Ho, D. Winger, J. Freire-Moar, C.B. Borelli, P.S. Aisen, G.M. Pasinetti, Potentiation of excitotoxicity in transgenic mice overexpressing neuronal cyclooxygenase-2, Am. J.
The highly selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor DFU is neuroprotective when given several hours after transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Winger, M. et al. A chip-scale integrated cavity-electrooptomechanics platform.
A microchip optomechanical accelerometer
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