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Definitions for chassis
ˈtʃæs i, -ɪs, ˈʃæs i; ˈtʃæs iz, ˈʃæs-chas·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, fleshnoun

    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"

  2. chassisnoun

    a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device

  3. chassisnoun

    the skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor

GCIDE

  1. Chassisnoun

    The under part of an automobile or other motor vehicle, consisting of the frame (on which the body is mounted) with the wheels and machinery.

    Etymology: [F. chssis.]

Wiktionary

  1. chassisnoun

    A base frame, or movable railway, along which the carriage of a mounted gun moves backward and forward.

    Etymology: From French , from Latin , probably from .

  2. chassisnoun

    The base frame of a motor vehicle.

    Etymology: From French , from Latin , probably from .

  3. chassisnoun

    A frame or housing containing electrical or mechanical equipment, such as on a computer.

    Etymology: From French , from Latin , probably from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chassisnoun

    a traversing base frame, or movable railway, along which the carriage of a barbette or casemate gun moves backward and forward. [See Gun carriage.]

    Etymology: [F. chssis.]

Freebase

  1. Chassis

    A 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 with the wheels and machinery.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. chassis

    A traversing frame or movable railway, along which the carriage of a heavy gun in barbette, or casemate, moves backward and forward in action. See Ordnance, Carriages for, Sea-coast Carriages.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chassis in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chassis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of chassis in a Sentence

  1. Amal Clooney:

    I ’m not Karwai Tang/WireImage/Getty Images, so I have to be skeptical about an afterlife. But as you get older, you start to think, ‘ Well, wait a minute. It’s very hard for me to say, once you’re finished with this chassis that we’re in, you’re just done.

  2. Romain Grosjean:

    It's a disaster, i don't know what we are going to do. We tried to put tape on the side of the chassis but once you've taped one, where does the next one go ? I remove four to five in a race.

  3. The Port:

    Ships, containers and chassis are all out of balance. They're not where they need to be to support cargo movement. Repositioning of these assets will take some time.

  4. Phillip Sanfield:

    Now we've got to make sure that works its way through the chain, because of course it's not just the gate of the port. It's getting those containers onto a chassis, getting them to where they need to be.

  5. Jerome Stoll:

    Next year we are targeting top five in the constructors’ championship; the year after we want to be regularly fighting for podiums, by 2020 we want to be fighting for the championships with the best power unit and best chassis in the sport. This is what we want to achieve.

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