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Definition of Chassis

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foundation; frame and machinery of an automobile, undercarriage
Chassis Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A traversing base frame, or movable railway, along which the carriage of a barbette or casemate gun moves backward and forward. [See Gun carriage.]
  
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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.
chassis
\chas"sis\ (?), n. [f. châssis.] (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.]
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. the skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor


  similar words(1) 



 radio chassis 
WordNet 2.0

Noun
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"
(synonym) human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, frame, form, flesh
(hypernym) body, organic structure, physical structure
(hyponym) person
(part-holonym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
2. a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device
(hypernym) mounting
(hyponym) radio chassis
3. the skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor
(hypernym) skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframe
(part-holonym) motor vehicle, automotive vehicle
Chassis Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
A frame with wheels and container locking devices in order to secure the container for movement. (MARAD2)
The load-supporting frame in a truck or trailer, exclusive of any appurtenances which might be added to accommodate cargo. (49CFR393)
See also Body.
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
2K Group Shipping, Trade, Insurance Dictionary
A wheeled flat bed or a trailer constructed to accommodate containers moved over the road.
Shipping Glossary
A wheeled flat bed or a trailer constructed to accommodate containers moved over the road.
Chassis Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
Generally, chassis refers to the frame , engine, front and rear axles, springs, steering system , and fuel tank . In short, everything but the body and fenders . Because most automobiles (apart from trucks) do not have a separate chassis, the body is sometimes called the chassis.
Chassis Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A chassis ( or ; plural: "chassis") consists of an internal framework that supports a man-made object in its construction and use. It is analogous to an animal's skeleton. An example of a chassis is the underpart of a motor vehicle, consisting of the frame (on which the body is mounted) with the wheels and machinery.

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Chassis Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
A wheel assemble including bogies constructed to accept mounting of containers.