subassembly


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subassembly

[¦səb·ə′sem·blē]
(electronics)
Two or more components combined into a unit for convenience in assembling or servicing equipment; an intermediate-frequency strip for a receiver is an example.
(engineering)
A structural unit, which, though manufactured separately, was designed for incorporation with other parts in the final assembly of a finished product.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

subassembly

An assembly of components that is a part of a larger device. A fuselage and wings are subassemblies of an aircraft.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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