Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to chassis: automobile chassis

chassis (chaˑ·sē),

n glass plates coated with thin layers of fat over which plant material is spread in layers so that the essential oil is absorbed into the fat. The saturated fat is washed with hexane to dissolve the essential oil and concentrated to yield a purer form. See also enfleurage.
References in periodicals archive ?
DCLI owns, leases and manages approximately 133,000 marine chassis and approximately 86,000 intermodal containers for third parties through its differentiated asset management platform, REZ-1.
Position 1 8 chassis with leading rear axle and diesel engine
It will also allow Monaco to run all three lines at its Elkhart chassis plant, where only two lines are running today, he said.
The K3 chassis is scheduled to enter production in the second quarter of this year.
Powered chassis for diesel motor unit 861-2 pieces.
According to Kerry Osborne, principal engineer, the hand-applied flow drill screws that are currently used to knit the Elise chassis together are being replaced by self-piercing rivets which can be shot more quickly, though they require application tools that generate at least five tons of pressure.
The new Cisco 12000 Series 1-Port Channelized OC-12c/STM-4c (DS1/E1) POS ISE Line Card enables customers to combine dense channelization functionality for low-speed termination with high-density, high-performance OC-192/STM-64 and OC-48/STM-16 interfaces in a single chassis.
IMC Companies has acquired over 1,500 intermodal chassis from OOCL.