cowl cowl  /ˈkaʊl/


  1. (n) protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
  2. (n) a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)
  3. (v) cover with or as with a cowl


Derived Word(s)


  1. Its gear shift is a handgrip extending from the cowl instead of a lever from the floor.
  2. The cowl, shaped like a huge bowl, fits over the cylinders back of the propeller and over the entire motor.
  3. Sculptor Eugene Romeo will reduce the Franciscan hat to a skullcap, take the fullness out of the robe, remove the monk's cowl, incise a flat cincture about the waist.


  • Reconstructing crimes in Batman: Arkham Origins

    Warner Bros. Montreal is bringing a new side-mission distraction to Batman: Arkham Origins that will pique the interests of those who've enjoyed the forensic focus of Rocksteady's games. At E3 I put on my detective cowl to try out the new "Crime Reconstruction" mechanic. It began, as it so often does, on a rooftop on a cold Gotham night. As Batman, I saw a police helicopter rise from behind the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Joystiq

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definition of cowl


  1. "You sweated, but big deal, you can put up with that. The cowl, however, in order to look the way that it looks - and it looks fantastic - it had to be very, very tight. Getting that thing on was like getting into a wine bottle; it was very, very...
    on Jun 14, 2005 By: Christian Bale Source:

  2. "The tape on the cowl didn't get air through the carburetor," Busch explained, "and we stunk all day."
    on Jun 21, 2008 By: Kyle Busch Source: TMCnet

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