split wings

split wings

pl n
(Angling) angling
a. wings (of an artificial fly) that are dressed cocked up and separated into a V shape
b. (as modifier): a split-wing pattern.
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split wings (despite their unpredictability) tended to fly farther than wings placed in the middle or ends of the straw (Figure 4, bottom).
Other models, such as Piper's Cherokee, have split wings and/or the fuel cells are accessible and can thus be removable aluminum or bladder-type tanks.
Chicken Wings With Spicy Cilantro Butter 2 pounds chicken wings Salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 teaspoons lime juice 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime rind Split wings at each joint and discard tips.