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semi-monocoque

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Definition of semi-monocoque in English:

adjective

Relating to or denoting aircraft or vehicle structures combining a load-bearing shell with integral frames.
Example sentences
  • The aircraft is of conventional semi-monocoque design and mainly aluminium alloy construction.
  • The aircraft is a low wing monoplane with a fuselage of semi-monocoque design constructed mainly of aluminum with steel and titanium.
  • The structure of the helicopter is a semi-monocoque design with an aluminium alloy frame.

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