Having no, or only rudimentary, wings.

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  • Wingless — Wing less, a. Having no wings; not able to ascend or fly. [1913 Webster] {Wingless bird} (Zo[ o]l.), the apteryx. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wingless — Der Wnt Signalweg ist einer von vielen Signaltransduktionswegen, durch die Zellen auf äußere Signale reagieren können. Der Signalweg ist nach seinem Liganden „Wnt“ benannt, ein Signalprotein das als lokaler Mediator eine wichtige Funktion bei der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • wingless — wing ► NOUN 1) a modified forelimb or other appendage enabling a bird, bat, insect, or other creature to fly. 2) a rigid horizontal structure projecting from both sides of an aircraft and supporting it in the air. 3) a part of a large building,… …   English terms dictionary

  • wingless — adjective Date: 1582 having no wings or very rudimentary wings • winglessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wingless — Drosophila homologue of >, functions in pattern formation …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • wingless — winglessness, n. /wing lis/, adj. 1. having no wings. 2. having only rudimentary wings, as an apteryx. [1585 95; WING + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • wingless — adj. lacking wings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wingless — wing·less …   English syllables

  • wingless — wing•less [[t]ˈwɪŋ lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) having no wings 2) having only rudimentary wings, as a kiwi • Etymology: 1585–95 wing′less•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • wingless — /ˈwɪŋləs/ (say wingluhs) adjective 1. having no wings. 2. having only rudimentary wings, as an apteryx. –winglessness, noun …   Australian English dictionary