Definition of Cowl

1. Noun. Protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine. "The mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"

Exact synonyms: Bonnet, Cowling, Hood
Group relationships: Aeroplane, Airplane, Plane, Auto, Automobile, Car, Machine, Motorcar
Terms within: Hood Ornament
Generic synonyms: Protection, Protective Cover, Protective Covering



2. Verb. Cover with or as with a cowl. "Cowl the boys and veil the girls"
Generic synonyms: Cover
Derivative terms: Cowling

3. Noun. A loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk).
Generic synonyms: Hood

Definition of Cowl

1. n. A monk's hood; -- usually attached to the gown. The name was also applied to the hood and garment together.

2. n. A vessel carried on a pole between two persons, for conveyance of water.

Definition of Cowl

1. Noun. A monk's hood or hooded robe ¹

2. Noun. A mask that covers the majority of the head. ¹

3. Noun. A metal protective covering that covers the engine; also cowling ¹

4. Noun. (nautical) A ship's ventilator with a bell-shaped top which can be swivelled to catch the wind and force it below ¹

5. Noun. (nautical) A vertical projection of a ship's funnel that directs the smoke away from the bridge ¹

6. Noun. (context: obsolete British) A soe ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cowl

1. to cover with a hood [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Cowl

1. See: caul. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cowl

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cowier
cowies
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cowing
cowinner
cowinners
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cowitch
cowitches
cowk
cowked
cowkeeper
cowking
cowks
cowl (current term)
cowl muscle
cowled
cowleech
cowleeches
cowlesite
cowless
cowlick
cowlicks
cowlike
cowling
cowlings
cowlless
cowls
cowlstaff

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