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gull-wing

(ˈɡʌlˌwɪŋ)
adj
1. (Automotive Engineering) (of a car door) opening upwards
2. (Aeronautics) (of an aircraft wing) having a short upward-sloping inner section and a longer horizontal outer section

gull′-wing`



adj.
1. (of an automobile door) hinged at the top and opening upward.
2. having gull-wing doors, as a car.
[1930–35]
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