chassis

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See also: Chassis and châssis

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Borrowing from French châssis, from Latin capsa (case).

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chassis (plural chassis)

  1. A base frame, or movable railway, along which the carriage of a mounted gun moves backward and forward.
  2. The base frame of a motor vehicle.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 2, Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      The door being open, Stranleigh walked in unannounced. A two-seated runabout [] stood by the window, where it could be viewed by passers-by. Further down the room rested a chassis, … .
  3. A frame or housing containing electrical or mechanical equipment, such as on a computer.

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chassis m

  1. (Acadian) window

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chassis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of chassi