Monocoque Frame

Technology / Motorcycle / Monocoque Frame: A motorcycle frame in which the structure is made as one unit from a sheet material (ie alloy or steel). It may also include bodywork or fuel container in the structure. A Grand Prix motorcycle racing monocoque motorcycle was developed in 1967 by Ossa, a Spanish motorcycle brand. Honda also experimented with a monocoque motorcycle in 1979 with its NR500. The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 sport bike was introduced for the 2006 US model year with an aluminum monocoque frame.

Other Words for Frame

Frame Verb Synonyms: enclose, box (in), set off
Frame Noun Synonyms: framework, shell, form, skeleton, support, chassis, framing, structure, fabric, scaffolding, construction

Masking Frame

Entertainment / Photography / Masking Frame: Is an adjustable frame used to hold printing paper in position under the enlarger, also referred to as an enlarging easel. MORE


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Technology / Aviation / Monocoque: Type of fuselage design with little or no internal bracing other than bulkheads, where the outer skin bears the main stresses: usually round or oval in cross-section. Additional classifications are (1 MORE