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Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Nacelle

A hot air balloon takes off from Royal Victori...Image via Wikipedia
Nacelle: noun - the basket of a balloon or car of an airship; streamlined bulge on an aircraft holding an engine; similarly shaped part of a motor vehicle.

‘Gloria gasped in horror as she watched the nacelle of the hot air balloon catch fire and set alight the canopy until the whole flying device was a falling ball of flame.’

‘Customising his SUV, Gordon covered the front end with multiple nacelles until it looked as if the vehicle had a bad dose of boils.’

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