Definition of fuselage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fuselage

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfjuːzəlɑːʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfjuːsəlɑːʒ//
 
Parts of a plane
 
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the main part of an aircraft in which passengers and goods are carried Repairs to the fuselage are almost complete. See related entries: Parts of a plane Word Origin early 20th cent.: from French, from fuseler ‘shape into a spindle’, from fuseau ‘spindle’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fuselage