Inswept
Inswept In"swept`, a. Narrowed at the forward end; -- said of an automobile frame when the side members are closer together at the forward end than at the rear. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • inswept — /ˈɪnswɛpt/ (say inswept) adjective tapering at the end, as an aeroplane wing, or the body of a motor vehicle …   Australian English dictionary

  • inswept — /in swept /, adj. tapering or narrowing at the front or tip, as an airplane wing. [1905 10; adj. use of v. phrase swept in] * * * …   Universalium

  • inswept — /in swept /, adj. tapering or narrowing at the front or tip, as an airplane wing. [1905 10; adj. use of v. phrase swept in] …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|swept — «IHN SWEHPT», adjective. curving inward or tapering at the end or tip: »an inswept chassis, an inswept wing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bottle-neck frame — Bot tle neck frame (Automobiles) An inswept frame. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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