wing·span / ˈwingˌspan/ (also wing·spread / -ˌspred/ ) • n. the maximum extent across the wings of an aircraft, bird, or other flying animal, measured from tip to tip. ∎ the distance between opposite fingertips of the outstretched arms of an athlete, especially a basketball player: Warrick's massive wingspan got in the way of Kansas's national championship hopes.
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