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 for chassis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chassis \Chas"sis\, n. [F. ch[^a]ssis.] (Mil.)
     1. A traversing base frame, or movable railway, along which
        the carriage of a barbette or casemate gun moves backward
        and forward. [See Gun carriage.]
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The under part of an automobile or other motor vehicle,
        consisting of the frame (on which the body is mounted)
        with the wheels and machinery.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo
           studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the
           spirit is willing but the flesh is weak" [syn: human
           body, physical body, material body, soma, build,
           figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis,
           frame, form, flesh]
      2: a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic
      3: the skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame
         supported on springs that holds the body and motor

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "chassis":
     backing, base, baseboard, basement, bearing, bushing, cabinet,
     cadre, case, casement, casing, console, dado, doorframe, fabric,
     foot, footing, foundation, frame, framework, framing, housing,
     infrastructure, keel, lattice, latticework, mopboard, mount,
     mounting, nadir, picture frame, radio, radio receiver, radio set,
     radio telescope, receiver, receiving set, sash, set, setting,
     shell, shoemold, skeleton, sole, toe, underframe, wainscot,
     window case, window frame, wireless, wireless set

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