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Synonyms for cowl

protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine

a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)

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cover with or as with a cowl

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Then the monster had risen to its feet and had begun to walk leisurely to and fro across the common among the few fugitives, with its headlike hood turning about exactly like the head of a cowled human being.
A monk's black cloak fell to his feet, a cowl of the same color concealed his face.
The priest appeared to cast his eyes around the dungeon from beneath his cowl.
Meanwhile Dominic, black and cowled, sat cross-legged on the deck, with his back to the wind, recalling vaguely an Arab chief in his burnuss sitting on the sand.
All scarlet were his hose and jerkin, and scarlet was his cowled cap, with a scarlet feather stuck in the side of it.
He remained there, his ear in the cowl of the ventilator, his eyes fastened on those menacing sidelights dancing on the gusts of wind which swept the angry darkness of the sea.
``I dare be sworn he did so,'' said the knight; ``I was convinced that there was better food in the cell, Holy Clerk, since you first doffed your cowl. Your keeper is ever a jovial fellow; and none who beheld thy grinders contending with these pease, and thy throat flooded with this ungenial element, could see thee doomed to such horse-provender and horse-beverage,''
The stranger ascended a rough staircase, and before a table, illumined by a lamp whose light was concentrated by a large shade while the rest of the apartment was in partial darkness, he perceived the abbe in a monk's dress, with a cowl on his head such as was used by learned men of the Middle Ages.
Hardware Retailing spoke with owners of some of the oldest independent home improvement businesses in the country: Cowls Building Supply, founded in 1741 in Amherst, Massachusetts, and Tinsman Bros.
Plush, cozy cowls are all over the runway this season, and this easy-to-wear trend transitions perfectly into real-world apparel.
Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) is used by Windsor Mold Group to reduce the cost and improve the performance and processability of the bulb seal on cowls for Ford Motor's C-Max hybrid electric vehicles.
blinkers head garment with holes for eyes and ears, one or both eyeholes being fitted with cowls cutting out all vision to the rear but permitting full forward vision; v visor one or both cowls have holes permitting limited side or rear vision; h hood earcovers only; e/c eyecover one eye only fully covered; e/s eyeshield mesh or other transparent material instead of cowls; p sheepskin cheekpiece; t tongue-strap b1 v1 t1 p1 first time under today's code Irish racing does not differentiate between blinkers and visor.
Additionally, on-wing maintenance time will be reduced with the new Integrated Drive Generator (IDG) oil servicing access door, as the fan cowls will not have to be opened during servicing of the IDG.
If the existing gas pipe and jets on top of the globe were to be removed, there would be more than enough room to replace it with a design based on the stainless steel cowls we see on domestic and industrial chimneys, which revolve by wind power.