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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
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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.
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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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The acquisition also includes a customer base to complement the Cowl exhaust silencers and will allow Phillips & Temro Industries' product line to be expanded into larger applications, the company said.
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COWL is made up of a consortium of two prominent renewable energy providers, First Hydro Renewables and the Renewable Development Company Ltd.
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Finished measurements: Cowl: 24" circumference x 6" wide, after blocking
Finished measurements: Cowl: 15" circumference x 4 1/2" tall
The Conference of Women Legislators (COWL), a not-for-profit and bipartisan coalition of women legislators in the Illinois General Assembly recently announced their 2019-2020 Scholarship Award Program.
In January, it became official that Ben Affleck would no longer play Batman, DC's comic book superhero, as he would be hanging up the iconic cape and cowl. Initially, there were plans for him to play the Caped Crusader himself and also direct DC's The Batman.
Clayton Cowl, chair of the Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine division, told us the department sees roughly 1800 patients per year, some with the most complex medical certification cases that you can imagine.
A Top Cowl Service Door offers easy access to the engine for oil checks eliminating the need to remove the top cowl.