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cowling

[ kou-ling ]

noun

  1. a streamlined metal housing or removable covering for an engine, especially an aircraft engine, often part of or forming a continuous line with the fuselage or wing.


cowling

/ ˈkaʊlɪŋ /

noun

  1. a streamlined metal covering, esp one fitted around an aircraft engine Also calledcowl Compare fairing 1


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cowling1

First recorded in 1915–20; cowl + -ing 1

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Example Sentences

Prior to this year, Hong Kong had practically no natural immunity, Cowling explained.

Cowling and other experts are beginning to urge the Hong Kong government to offer bigger-picture incentives.

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Cowling cautioned that Sinovac’s efficacy figure is still based on limited public data, and that a fuller data release is needed to fully assess the efficacy of Sinovac’s vaccine.

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This indicates an explosion inside the engine that spewed debris and tore away the cowling.

There were many strange men there, too, and among them was Jonathan Cowling, the old man who had acted as my gaoler at Trevose.

It was just in the front—right on the front just above the cowling on the motorcycle.

He expected to see his rain of lead tear through the cowling of the stranger and deal death and frenzy.

Joan was hurled into Epworths arms, and both were tossed up and down in their seats, and against the light cowling.

Her eyes sought the cowling of the little machine fearfully.

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