fuselage


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fu·se·lage

 (fyo͞o′sə-läzh′, -zə-)
n.
The central body of an aircraft, to which the wings and tail assembly are attached and which accommodates the crew, passengers, and cargo.

[French, from fuselé, spindle-shaped, from Old French fusel, spindle, from Vulgar Latin *fūsellus, diminutive of Latin fūsus.]
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fuselage

(ˈfjuːzɪˌlɑːʒ)
n
(Aeronautics) the main body of an aircraft, excluding the wings, tailplane, and fin
[C20: from French, from fuseler to shape like a spindle, from Old French fusel spindle; see fusee]
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fu•se•lage

(ˈfyu səˌlɑʒ, -lɪdʒ, -zə-)

n.
the central structure of an airplane, containing passenger and cargo comparments, and to which are attached the tail assembly and wings.
[1905–10; < French, <fusel(é) spindle-shaped]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fuselage - the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)fuselage - the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)
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"
body - the external structure of a vehicle; "the body of the car was badly rusted"
porthole - a window in a ship or airplane
empennage, tail assembly, tail - the rear part of an aircraft
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Translations
هَيْكَل الطّائِرَه
trup
kropskrog
repülőgéptörzs
flugvélarbolur
fiuzelažaslėktuvo korpusas
fizelāžalidmašīnas korpuss
uçak gövdesi

fuselage

[ˈfjuːzəlɑːʒ] Nfuselaje m
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fuselage

[ˈfjuːzəlɑːʒ] nfuselage mfuse wire nfusible m
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fuselage

n(Flugzeug)rumpf m
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fuselage

[ˈfjuːzəlɑːʒ] nfusoliera
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fuselage

(ˈfjuːzəlaːʒ) , ((American) -sə-) noun
the body of an aeroplane. Repairs were needed to the fuselage.
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References in classic literature ?
Every day he had returned to it, and while at first it had filled him with considerable awe, he eventually came to look upon it with the accustomed eye of a proprietor, so that he now clambered into the fuselage and even advanced so far as to wish that he might learn to operate it.
Travel Business Review-August 7, 2019-Philadelphia USD 115m facility to build fuselages for V-22 tilt rotor aircraft
The company delivers a fully-integrated forward fuselage structure on the 787 program, with all flight controls tested and installed.
Pursuant to the agreement that will run until 2020, Triumph Fabrications in Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA will produce the fuselage frames with stretch formed extrusions that will then be machined into final configurations.
The possible location of the fuselage was revealed to be 32 meters down, 400 meters north-west of the point where the plane had lost contact.
The ministry said paint on the underside of the rear fuselage was scraped off.
Not unlike the Technology Readiness Levels applied to describe new technologies today, this approach was used successfully in programs such as the Air Force's Large Aircraft Composite Fuselage Program (LACF) in the late 80's and NASA's Advanced Composites Technology Program (ACT) in the mid 90's.
There are two main design changes: the trademark orange has been extended from the tail fin on to the fuselage to create a larger space for the easyJet logo which is 20% bigger than before; and, an orange stripe reflecting the design theme of easyJet's advertising has been introduced on to the fuselage to give the plane a sleek, more modern look.CA Finally, the ".com" has been dropped.
The main changes see much more of the trademark orange paint, as it will now extend from the tailfin on to the fuselage to create space for a bigger logo.
Widodo, head of the military's search and rescue task force, said the decision to withdraw was made after four days of unsuccessful attempts to raise the fuselage.
Difficult weather conditions and inadequate lifting balloons prevented divers from retrieving the 30-metre long fuselage from the Java Sea.