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the cowl does not make the monk

One's appearance or behavior in public does not indicate one's true character. A "cowl" is the hooded robe worn by a monk. My aunt goes to church every week, but she is actually a miserable, malicious person. I guess it's true that the cowl does not make the monk.
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This required the opening of the fan cowl doors on both engines to check oil levels.
Procedures for maintenance checks include crouching down to see that the fan cowl doors are closed and latched, the AAIB said.
Friars Cowl is a favoured ground coverer and will bloom in late spring.
Cowl, who anchored a long series of "Triporteur" films, was a household name at the height of his fame throughout the '50s and early '60s.
Sheth claimed that the injection-molded assembly weighs 30 percent less than cowls formed of sheet molding compound.
Application: Supports the 737 aircraft engine nacelle fan cowl, serving as a systems interface for the engine to the airframe and supporting the fairing structure.
The MicroDisk silencer is a derivative of both the FM disk and Cowl silencers," said Kurt Stuebs, national sales manager for Phillips & Temro.
This cowl is worked back and forth in one piece, beginning with a provisional cast-on.
The fourth is cowl flaps (a fifth might be controllable shutters ahead of the cowling intakes, which offer another way to control cooling airflow).
The operation is said to provide outstanding sealing to the cowl with excellent dimensional stability.
This required opening the fan cowl doors on both engines to check the Integrated Drive Generator (IDG) oil levels.
This was one of a number of photographs showing the fan cowl doors unlatched on both engines.
The unnamed woman is the sole resident of 22-bedroom Frank Cowl House, which council leaders decided to close in 2010.
When it gets cold the cowl is extremely tight, and it gets better the warmer I get it; it becomes more flexible.
Sgt Mark Cowl said the local bobbies relied on helpful tip-offs from concerned neighbours who believed cannabis plants were being grown or sold near their homes.