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chassis


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chassis  \Chas"sis\,  n. 
  The  under  part  of  an  automobile,  consisting  of  the  frame  (on 
  which  the  body  is  mounted)  with  the  wheels  and  machinery. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chassis  \Chas"sis\,  n.  [F.  ch[^a]ssis.]  (Mil.) 
  A  traversing  base  frame,  or  movable  railway,  along  which  the 
  carriage  of  a  barbette  or  casemate  gun  moves  backward  and 
  forward.  [See  {Gun  carriage}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chassis 
  n  1:  alternative  names  for  the  body  of  a  human  being  "Leonardo 
  studied  the  human  body";  "he  has  a  strong  physique"; 
  "the  spirit  is  willing  but  the  flesh  is  weak"  [syn:  {human 
  body},  {physical  body},  {material  body},  {soma},  {build}, 
  {figure},  {physique},  {anatomy},  {shape},  {bod},  {frame}, 
  {form},  {flesh}] 
  2:  a  metal  mounting  for  the  circuit  components  of  an  electronic 
  device 
  3:  steel  frame  supported  on  springs  that  holds  the  body  and 
  motor  of  a  motor  vehicle 




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