Definition of cowling in English:

cowling

Line breaks: cowl|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊlɪŋ
 
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noun

The removable cover of a vehicle or aircraft engine.
More example sentences
  • The aircraft had full NACA cowlings and new nacelles while fabric replaced metal covering on the control surfaces.
  • The engines were covered with three-piece NACA anti-drag cowlings, and the aft nacelles were streamlined into the wing.
  • Erroneously though, he also states that the ‘Section Leader’ band on the fuselage is painted Red as is the engine cowling.

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