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Meaning of CHASSIS

Pronunciation:  'shaseez

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor
  2. [n]  a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device
  3. [n]  alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

CHASSIS is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: anatomy, bod, build, figure, flesh, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma
 See Also: adult body, automotive vehicle, body, female body, frame, homo, human, human being, individual, juvenile body, male body, man, mortal, motor vehicle, mounting, organic structure, person, physical structure, radio chassis, skeletal frame, skeleton, somebody, someone, soul, underframe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Chas"sis\, n. [F. ch[^a]ssis.] (Mil.)
    A traversing base frame, or movable railway, along which the
    carriage of a barbette or casemate gun moves backward and
    forward. [See {Gun carriage}.]
  2. \Chas"sis\, n.
    The under part of an automobile, consisting of the frame (on
    which the body is mounted) with the wheels and machinery.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: backing, base, baseboard, basement, bearing, bushing, cabinet, cadre, case, casement, casing, console, dado, doorframe, fabric, foot, footing, foundation, frame, framework, framing, housing, infrastructure, keel, lattice, latticework, mopboard, mount, mounting, nadir, picture frame, radio, radio receiver, radio set, radio telescope, receiver, receiving set, sash, set, setting, shell, shoemold, skeleton, sole, toe, underframe, wainscot, window case, window frame, wireless, wireless set