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1. the part of a car body that supports the windscreen and the bonnet
2. Aeronautics another word for cowling
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A metal cover fitted with louvers, often capable of rotating, fixed on a roof ventilator or chimney to improve the natural ventilation or draft.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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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An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved