Monocoque



[mon-uh-kohk, -kok] /ˈmɒn əˌkoʊk, -ˌkɒk/

noun
1.
a type of boat, aircraft, or rocket construction in which the shell carries most of the stresses.
2.
Automotive. a type of vehicular construction in which the body is combined with the chassis as a single unit.
adjective
3.
of, relating to, or being a monocoque.
/ˈmɒnəˌkɒk/
noun
1.
a type of aircraft fuselage, car body, etc, in which all or most of the loads are taken by the skin
2.
a type of racing-car, racing-cycle, or powerboat design with no separate chassis and body
adjective
3.
of or relating to the design characteristic of a monocoque

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