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See also: Chassis and châssis

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EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

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, in 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.
  4. (slang) A woman's buttocks.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French châssis

NounEdit

chassis n (definite singular chassiset, indefinite plural chassis or chassiser, definite plural chassisa or chassisene)

  1. a chassis (underframe, especially of a vehicle)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French châssis

NounEdit

chassis n (definite singular chassiset, indefinite plural chassis, definite plural chassisa)

  1. a chassis (underframe)

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

chassis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of chassi