cowling

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noun cowl·ing \ ˈkau̇-liŋ \

Definition of cowling

: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

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First Known Use of cowling

1917


COWLING Defined for English Language Learners

cowling

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Definition of cowling for English Language Learners

  • : a metal covering for the engine of an airplane


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