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nacelle

(nəsĕl`): see airplaneairplane,
 aeroplane,
or aircraft,
heavier-than-air vehicle, mechanically driven and fitted with fixed wings that support it in flight through the dynamic action of the air.
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nacelle

[nə′sel]
(aerospace engineering)
A separate streamlined enclosure on an airplane for sheltering or housing something, as the crew or an engine.
(electricity)
An enclosure containing the electric generating equipment in a wind-energy conversion system.

nacelle

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Nacelle.
A small structure, separate from the fuselage, on an aircraft for housing aircrew or engine(s). An engine nacelle usually forms a separate fire resistant bay. The term is applied to streamlined bodies enclosing crew and/or engines mounted on or between the planes of an aircraft. It is a protective aerodynamic enclosure, often used to integrate a podded engine into the wing structure.

nacelle

a streamlined enclosure on an aircraft, not part of the fuselage, to accommodate an engine, passengers, crew, etc.
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Nexcelle is developing Integrated Propulsion System nacelle configurations for two programs: CFM International's LEAP-X1C engine on the COMAC C919 jetliner; and GE's Passport, which will power the Bombardier Global 7000 and 8000 business jet aircraft.
AMES is a joint-venture of Safran Nacelles and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance, performing dedicated repair services in a geographic zone that covers the Middle East, Gulf Arab states and Indian peninsula.
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