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cowl·ing

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

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

(ˈkaʊ lɪŋ)

n.
a streamlined metal housing or removable covering for an aircraft engine.
[1915–20]
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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"
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Translations

cowling

[ˈkaʊlɪŋ] Ncubierta f
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cowling

n (Aviat) → Motorhaube f
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When a helicopter is hovering, there is little airflow passing through the engine cowling and hot stagnant air will gather in the engine compartment.
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Defendant Tracy Anne Cowling, 34, of Wepre Drive, Connah's Quay, admitted driving with 50 microgrammes of alcohol in her breath, compared to the legal limit of 35, when she appeared at Flintshire Magistrates' Court at Mold on Tuesday.
Tracy Anne Cowling was banned from driving for 12 months and fined PS250 after she admitted being behind the wheel with 50 microgrammes of alcohol in her breath compared to the legal limit of 35.
Having accounted for Marsh Con D 10-0, with three wins each for Richard Cowling, Ian Charlton and Mick Hodson, they beat fellow promotion contenders Kingsmith Engineering 'C' 7-3.
But that's true only if the air entering an engine cowling is properly managed and directed.
Professor Keith Cowling had been at the university in Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, since 1970 and specialisted in industrial economics.
A piece of debris found in Mossel Bay, South Africa, in March was significantly colonized by barnacles at the time it arrived on the beach, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), which is leading the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, said Tuesday. Australian authorities confirmed last month that two new debris pieces - a segment of Boeing 777 engine cowling and an interior panel from the main cabin - found on the beaches in Mossel Bay and Rodrigues Island in Mauritius, were "almost certainly" from the missing plane.