Definition of chassis
: the supporting frame of a structure (such as an automobile or television) Leaf springs are attached to the car's chassis.; also : the frame and working parts (as of an automobile or electronic device) exclusive of the body or housing
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Not at all for the inexperienced, the 1LE chassis is nevertheless predictable, even with no safety net.
This is the paint and mechanic shop — and the magic that happened was when her father, Callan Phillips, would take sometimes as little as a chassis and an engine and go to work.
A piece of the suspension had broken through the chassis and impaled his leg.
The 2012 chassis, which Trammell calls the safest race car ever made, has front and side foam protections.
The Prius Prime is based on the body and chassis of the regular Prius Liftback.
The machined aluminum chassis is nearly two centimeters narrower than the last Spectre, and the 13.3-inch touchscreen has a higher resolution and an enhanced color depth.
Above the keyboard is the speaker grill, and at the top-right corner of the chassis is the power button and integrated fingerprint sensor.
McLean pondered the problem and proposed detaching the trailer bodies from their chassis and wheels and putting only the bodies—that is, metal containers—aboard ship.
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CHASSIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chassis for English Language Learners
: a frame upon which the main parts of an automobile are built
CHASSIS Defined for Kids
Definition of chassis for Students
: the supporting frame of a structure (as an automobile or television)
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