Some articles on wing, wings:
... To support itself a wing has to be rigid and strong and consequently may be heavy ... Braced the wings are supported by external structural members ... Braced wings are of two types Strut braced - one or more stiff struts help to support the wing ...
Famous quotes containing the words wing and/or box:
“Dreamer of dreams, born out of my due time,
Why should I strive to set the crooked straight?
Let it suffice me that my murmuring rhyme
Beats with light wing against the ivory gate,”
—William Morris (18341896)
“He holds the wire from this box of nerves
Praising the moral error
Of birth and death, the two sad knaves of thieves,
And the hungers emperor;
He pulls the chain, the cistern moves.”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)