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cowl·ing

 (kou′lĭng)
n.
A removable metal covering for an engine, especially an aircraft engine.

cowling

(ˈkaʊlɪŋ)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a streamlined metal covering, esp one fitted around an aircraft engine. Also called: cowl Compare fairing

cowl•ing

(ˈkaʊ lɪŋ)

n.
a streamlined metal housing or removable covering for an aircraft engine.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cowling - protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the enginecowling - protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; "there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
hood ornament - an ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
Translations

cowling

[ˈkaʊlɪŋ] Ncubierta f

cowling

n (Aviat) → Motorhaube f
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