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/ˈmɒn əˌkoʊk, -ˌkɒk/
a type of boat, aircraft, or rocket construction in which the shell carries most of the stresses.
a type of vehicular construction in which the body is combined with the chassis as a single unit.
of, relating to, or being a monocoque.
shell, eggshell (of uncertain origin)
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has coque body, the others ordinary rectangular section.
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a type of aircraft fuselage, car body, etc, in which all or most of the loads are taken by the skin
a type of racing-car, racing-cycle, or powerboat design with no separate chassis and body
of or relating to the design characteristic of a monocoque
C20: from French, from
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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