1A streamlined housing or tank for something on the outside of an aircraft or motor vehicle.
- The center section of the wing, installed beneath the fuselage, carried the two engine nacelles and the retractable landing gear.
- I could clearly see his engine nacelles, fuselage, wings and tail in the dark.
- Oil and fuel coming from three failed cylinders created a fire on the outboard side of the engine nacelle.
1.2chiefly historical The car of an airship.
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