Definition of Monocoque

1. Noun. A structure design in which the frame and body are built as a single integrated structure. ¹



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Definition of Monocoque

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monocoque

monocline
monoclines
monoclinic
monoclinus
monoclonal
monoclonal antibodies
monoclonal antibody
monoclonal immunoglobulin
monoclonal peak
monoclonal protein
monoclonals
monocomponent
monocondyla
monocoordinated
monocoque (current term)
monocoques
monocot family
monocot genus
monocots
monocotyl
monocotyle
monocotyledons
monocotyls
monocracies
monocracy
monocranius

Literary usage of Monocoque

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1. Architecture Goes Wild by Kas Oosterhuis (2002)
"The monocoque safety cage is made of formed sheet steel and derives its ... Like an elegantly lineated fork-lift truck, the monocoque coachwork holds up the ..."

2. Aeroplane Construction: A Handbook on the Various Methods and Details of by Sydney Camm (1919)
"The monocoque Type. The monocoque system originated in France, several constructors having ... The Borel firm produced a machine with monocoque body, ..."

3. Textbook of Applied Aeronautic Engineering by Henry Woodhouse (1920)
"The monocoque construction possesses one marked disadvantage, however, ... It may be added that the monocoque or laminated wood construction is far more ..."

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