chassis: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (chas'ē, -is, shas'ē), [key]
— pl. chas•sis
  1. the frame, wheels, and machinery of a motor vehicle, on which the body is supported.
  2. the frame or railway on which a gun carriage moves backward and forward.
  3. the main landing gear of an aircraft; that portion of the landing gear that supports an aircraft.
  4. a frame for mounting the circuit components of a radio or television set.
  5. a construction forming the sides, top, and bottom of a cabinet, showcase, or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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