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



BrE BrE//ˈʃæsi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃæsi//
(pl. chassis
BrE BrE//ˈʃæsiz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃæsiz//
Parts of a car
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the frame that a vehicle is built on The company makes chassis for motorhomes, ambulances and other large vehicles. a computer/printer chassis See related entries: Parts of a car Word Originearly 20th cent.: from French châssis ‘frame’, based on Latin capsa ‘box’, related to capere ‘to hold’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chassis