bow cap

noun

Definition of bow cap

  1. 1 :  a cap of metal or fabric used to reinforce the extreme forward ends of the bow stiffeners of an airship

  2. 2 :  the conical or cap-shaped structure at the bow of a rigid airship to which the longitudinal girders are attached and which supports the bow mooring spindle

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Origin and Etymology of bow cap

5bow


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