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cowling

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noun cowl·ing \ˈkau̇-liŋ\

Simple Definition of cowling

  • : a metal covering for the engine of an airplane

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cowling

  1. :  a removable metal covering that houses the engine and sometimes a part of the fuselage or nacelle of an airplane; also :  a metal cover for an engine

1917

First Known Use of cowling

1917

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