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cowl

1. the part of a car body that supports the windscreen and the bonnet
2. Aeronautics another word for cowling

Cowl

A metal cover fitted with louvers, often capable of rotating, fixed on a roof ventilator or chimney to improve the natural ventilation or draft.

cowl

A protective hood on a vertical pipe (such as a soil stack or vent pipe); used to exclude rain-water and snow.

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A covering surrounding the whole, or part, of an engine or a power unit installed on the aircraft. It is either hinged or other-wise removable. Cowls minimize drag and help cool the engine.
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He told reporters he had found Gately's body on Saturday and alerted Gately's partner Andrew Cowles.
Cowles is desperately trying to find the will, which was to be read to Gately's family today.
Reeves was convicted in November 2008 of murdering Mr Cowles, who was brutally attacked with a claw hammer as he was returning home from a night out in 1996.
May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland based start-up ForkFly has received a significant, though undisclosed, investment from Cowles Company (Cowles), a media holdings company out of Spokane, Wash.
One could argue that, since the Cowles deal will not close until well into 1998, a more appropriate comparison would use Cowles' figures for the 12month period ending September 30, 1997.
Sacramento-based McClatchy and Cowles, owner of the Star Tribune, jointly announced the sale of Cowles Business Media Inc.
Hall's argument was that the Cowles brothers could not produce aluminum in their furnace without Hall's formula for alumina mixed properly in cryolite.
According to Cowles, the measure adds HEVs to the state's defined list of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
Lucas has been pals with Stephen and Cowles for a number of years.
June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising and entertainment industries, today announced Cowles California Media Company and KHQ, Inc.