fuselage

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Borrowing from French fuselage, from fuselé (spindle-shaped), from Old French *fus (“spindle”), from Latin fusus (spindle). So named for its shape; in English since 1909.

Fuselage of a Boeing 737 shown in brown

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fuselage (plural fuselages)

  1. (aeronautical) The main body of a winged aerospace vehicle; the long central structure of an aircraft to which the wings (or rotors), tail, and engines are attached, and which accommodates crew and cargo

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fuselage m (plural fuselages)

  1. fuselage

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