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Noun: chassis (chassis)  cha-see or sha-see [N. Amer], sha-see [Brit]
  1. The skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor
     
  2. An alternative name for the body of a human being
    "Leonardo studied the chassis";
    - human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, frame, form, flesh
     
  3. A metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device

Derived forms: chassis

Type of: body, frame, mounting, organic structure, physical structure, skeletal frame, skeleton, underframe

Part of: automotive vehicle, homo, human, human being, individual, man, mortal, motor vehicle, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Chassis