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Meaning of NACELLE

Pronunciation:  nu'sel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a streamlined enclosure for an aircraft engine
 

NACELLE is a 7 letter word that starts with N.

 

 See Also: enclosure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Na*celle"\, n. [F.]
1. A small boat. [Obs.]

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 a["e]roplane.



 

 

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