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  • n. Plural form of nacelle.


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  • Siemens, the No. 3 turbine producer in North America with a 9% market share of installed megawatts, plans to break ground on the facilities this summer and expects to have 400 workers producing the wind-turbine drive trains, known as nacelles, at the 300,000 square foot facility by the end of 2010.

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  • Some of the companies' product lines are complementary, such as the Goodrich-made turbine casings, called nacelles, that are used to house jet engines built by United Technologies' Pratt & Whitney unit, a business Chenevert used to run. -- Top News

  • The company's 800 workers in Foley are split, with half making new engine cowlings, called nacelles, and half overhauling them.


  • I suppose "nacelles" would have been too much to hope for...

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  • This latest interpretation of the classic shape is sleek and detailed, keeping the recognizable form while incorporating new elements including a dynamic new electrical effect to the warp nacelles.

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  • As installed in the Enterprise, the warp propulsion system consists of the matter/antimatter reaction assembly, power transfer conduits, and warp engine nacelles.

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  • Though such a maneuver would render the saucer section of the ship vulnerable, it would also better protect the flattened secondary hull, which housed the engineering section as well as the twin nacelles.

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  • Unlike warp-capable ships constructed by other races, this vessel showed no distinct nacelles or other similar design concepts.

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  • The Intrepid was alone in the darkness, and Lambert was looking astern at the warp nacelles.

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  • Warp nacelles that looked as big as the Enterprise-E were at the ends of the bows, high above and far below that vicious, hungry beak.

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