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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.
A structural unit, which, though manufactured separately, was designed for incorporation with other parts in the final assembly of a finished product.
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An assembly of components that is a part of a larger device. A fuselage and wings are subassemblies of an aircraft.
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