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cowling

[ kou-ling ]
/ ˈkaʊ lɪŋ /
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noun

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.

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Origin of cowling

First recorded in 1915–20; cowl + -ing1
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cowling
/ (ˈkaʊlɪŋ) /

noun

a streamlined metal covering, esp one fitted around an aircraft engineAlso called: cowl Compare fairing 1
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