Cowl

The cowl (from the Latin cuculla, meaning `a hood`) is an item of clothing consisting of a long, hooded garment with wide sleeves. Originally it may have referred simply to the hooded portion of a cloak. In contemporary usage, however, it is distinguished from a cloak or cape (cappa) by the fact that it refers to an entire closed garment. Today .....
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Cowl

• (n.) A cowl-shaped cap, commonly turning with the wind, used to improve the draft of a chimney, ventilating shaft, etc. • (n.) A wire cap for the smokestack of a locomotive. • (n.) A vessel carried on a pole between two persons, for conveyance of water. • (n.) A monk`s hood; -- usually attached to the gown. The name was also a...
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cowl

(from the article `fluid mechanics`) ...edge; the current of air channeled through this slot imparts forward momentum to the fluid in the boundary layer on the upper surface of the wing ...
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cowl

verb cover with or as with a cowl; `cowl the boys and veil the girls`
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Cowl

[chimney] A cowl is a usually hood-shaped covering used to increase the draft of a chimney and prevent backflow. The cowl, usually made of galvanized iron, is fitted to the chimney pot to prevent wind blowing the smoke back down into the room below. Undoubtedly named after the resemblance of many designs to the cowl garment worn by monks, t...
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Cowl

[oast] File:Oast cowl.jpg|thumb|Cowls on a maltings at Ware, Herts A Cowl is a device used on a kiln to keep the weather out of, and induce a flow of air through, the kiln. They are normally associated with oasts but can also be found on breweries (Letheringsett, Norfolk), maltings (Ware, Herts; Hadlow, Kent) and watermills (East Linton, Ea...
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Cowl

Cowl (koul) noun [ Anglo-Saxon cuhle , cugle , cugele ; confer dial. G. kogel , gugel , Old French coule , goule ; all from Late Latin cuculla , cucullus , from Latin cucullus cap, hood; perhaps akin to celare to conceal...
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Cowl

Cowl noun [ Confer Old French cuvele , cuvel , dim. of F. cuve tub, vat, from Latin cupa . See Cup .] A vessel carried on a pole between two persons, for conveyance of water. Johnson.
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Cowl

A circular, removable FAIRING around an aircraft engine (generally radial) for the purposes of strea
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Cowl

A cowl is a sleeveless garment with a hood worn by members of certain religious orders in the Catholic Church.
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cowl

hooded cloak worn by monks, usually the same colour as the habit of the order. Originally a common outer garment worn by both men and women, it was ...
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Cowl

Informal term for a distinctly pigmented area of plumage that appears to drape from the upperparts to the sides of the breast.
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Cowl

Informal term for a distinctly pigmented area of plumage that appears to drape from the upperparts to the sides of the breast.
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cowl

See: caul. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Cowl

The base of the windshield.
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cowl

Type: Term Pronunciation: kowl See: caul
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Cowl

Unit converted by A-class builders
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cowl

[n] - protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine 2. [v] - cover with a cowl
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