IPA: nɑsˈɛɫ


  • (aviation)
  • The compartment that holds passengers on a dirigible, hot-air balloon, or other aerostat; a gondola.
  • A separate streamlined enclosure mounted on an aircraft to house, originally, an engine, and now also cargo or crew.
  • (archaic) The cockpit of an aircraft.
  • (by extension)
  • A hollow boat-shaped structure.
  • An enclosure housing machinery or a motor.
  • (electrical engineering) The part between the rotor and tower of a wind turbine.
  • (nautical) The submersed providers of buoyancy of a SWATH-hulled boat.
  • (road transport) A streamlined enclosure on the body or dashboard of a motor vehicle.

Examples of "nacelle" in Sentences

  • The nacelle forming a secondary fan nozzle.
  • The engine nacelle was also woven into the flaps.
  • And the size of the engine nacelles was unchanged.
  • At the rear of each nacelle was a gunner position.
  • At the front of each nacelle was a gunner's position.
  • There is a difference between a nacelle and an engine.
  • Previously, it appeared as a decal on the headlamp nacelle.
  • A nacelle mounted by a pylon above and forwardly of a wing.
  • A nacelle mounted by a pylon below and forwardly of a wing.
  • The coolant header tank was in the forward nacelle, behind the propeller.
  • The turbine's generator housing, called a nacelle, is pulled up the mountain.
  • A nacelle is a streamlined enclosure that houses crew or cargo, or houses engines.
  • At 62 tons, the nacelle is the "brains" of the turbine's operation and includes its gear box.
  • The nacelle is the unit that houses the gearbox, drive train and control equipment on wind turbines.
  • A nacelle is the 72-ton housing unit at the top of a wind turbine tower that holds equipment needed to convert wind energy to electricity.
  • The 50 horse-power Antoinette engine, which was enclosed in the body (or 'nacelle') in the front of which the pilot sat, drove a propeller behind, revolving between the outriggers carrying the tail.
  • The nacelle, which is located at the top of the wind turbine tower and functions to convert wind energy to electric power, consists of the wind turbine rotor axis, generator, multiplying gearbox, control system and electrical equipment.
  • Local unit General Elektrik Ticaret & Servis AS may start manufacturing turbines and so-called nacelle casings, with half the output likely to be sold within Turkey as the government targets a 20-fold increase in wind capacity by 2020, said
  • A nacelle is the streamlined cover that houses an aircraft engine, and the one at the Goodrich exhibit will protrude from the pavilion in such a way that it may even provide shelter from any passing showers to visitors who stand outside underneath it.

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