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CHASSIS (Fr. chassis, a frame, from t...

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 958 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHASSIS (Fr. chassis, a frame, from the Late. Lat. capsum, an enclosed space), properly a window-frame, from which is derived the word " sash "; also the movable traversing frame of a gun, and more particularly that part of a motor vehicle consisting of the wheels, frame and machinery, on which the body or carriage part rests.
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