rocker panel

noun

Definition of rocker panel

: the portion of the body paneling of a vehicle that is situated below the doorsills of the passenger compartment

Examples of rocker panel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The car should show damage on the driver’s side, specifically in the headlight area and on the black, plastic rocker panel. Amanda Blanco, courant.com, 19 Sep. 2021 It can be seen on the wheels, rocker panel, roof racks, front grille and bezels around the headlamps. Laura Burstein, Robb Report, 3 Aug. 2021 In just one, 24 kilos of meth was hidden in a rocker panel. Jeff Pegues, CBS News, 29 Jan. 2020 Check out all the brightwork, the flush-fitting metal trim around the grille, around the window openings, at the rocker panel and bumper fascias. Dan Neil, WSJ, 17 Jan. 2020 Even design details that Subaru touts as being new, such as the scalloped black rocker panels meant to evoke the sole of a hiking boot, have roots in the previous generation's design. Annie White, Car and Driver, 13 Jan. 2020 The frame of the 2,370-pound Microbus was in excellent condition, but had the typical areas of rust, such as the doglegs ahead of the front wheels and the rocker panel. Vern Parker, Houston Chronicle, 20 July 2019 The exhaust lost a hanger and one of the the rocker panels kissed a rock, but after installing a new Yokohama, the Telluride drives like new. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 7 May 2019 SUBSCRIBE TODAY Exterior styling includes heavy creasing on the hood, front and rear fenders, door panels and rear quarters to the taillights, and rocker panels. Emma Jayne Williams, star-telegram, 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of rocker panel

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rocker panel was in 1921

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“Rocker panel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rocker%20panel. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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