Definition of "nacelles" [nacelles]

  • Plural form of nacelle. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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