Origin of cowling
verb (used with object)
Origin of cowl
Examples from the Web for cowling
Contemporary Examples of cowling
This indicates an explosion inside the engine that spewed debris and tore away the cowling.Should We Be Scared of the Superjumbo Jet?
November 4, 2010
Historical Examples of cowling
Her eyes sought the cowling of the little machine fearfully.The Moon Colony
William Dixon Bell
Figure 33 illustrates the latter type located between the cowling and the crankcase.
The old man hoisted himself, leaned over the cowling gibbered in Dick's ear.
After going over my engine, I found that a tappet rod had broken and stripped the cowling.Sixty Squadron R.A.F.
Group-Captain A. J. L. Scott
He caught hold of it somehow and made the end fast to the cowling brace.Dave Dawson with the R.A.F
R. Sidney Bowen
Word Origin for cowl
Old English cule, from earlier cugele, from Late Latin cuculla "monk's cowl," variant of Latin cucullus "hood, cowl," of uncertain origin. Cowling is 1917 in the aircraft sense.