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Webster

English Word:

nacelle


English Pronunciation:

na•celle


Noun:


⇨Etymology

French


⇨Definition

1. A small boat. (obsolete)

2. The basket suspended from a balloon; hence, the framework forming the body of a dirigible balloon, and containing the machinery, passengers, etc.

3. A boatlike, inclosed body of an aëroplane.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

Old French nacele (“small boat”), from Latin navicella. The Modern English spelling is under the influence of Middle French and Modern French nacelle.


Noun:

nacelle (plural nacelles) A separate streamlined enclosure mounted on an aircraft to house an engine, cargo, or crew. The part between the tower and rotor of a wind turbine. The compartment that holds passengers on a hot-air balloon, a dirigible, or an aerostat; a gondola.


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