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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A streamlined enclosure for an aircraft engine.

Usage examples (34)
  • The turbine's generator housing, called a nacelle, is pulled up the mountain.
  • A nacelle is a streamlined enclosure that houses crew or cargo, or houses engines.
  • The nacelle is the unit that houses the gearbox, drive train and control equipment on wind turbines.
  • A nacelle is the 72-ton housing unit at the top of a wind turbine tower that holds equipment needed to convert wind energy to electricity. for more
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