Definitions for undercarriageˈʌn dərˌkær ɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•car•riageˈʌn dərˌkær ɪdʒ(n.)

  1. the supporting framework underneath a vehicle, as an automobile or trailer; the structure to which the wheels, tracks, or the like are attached or fitted.

    Category: Automotive

  2. the portions of an aircraft that are below the body.

    Category: Aeronautics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undercarriage(noun)

    framework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle


  1. undercarriage(Noun)

    The the supporting structural framework of a vehicle.

  2. undercarriage(Noun)

    the landing gear of an aircraft

  3. undercarriage(Noun)

    the male genitalia


  1. Undercarriage

    The undercarriage or landing gear in aviation, is the structure that supports an aircraft on the ground and allows it to taxi, takeoff and land. Typically wheels are used, but skids, skis, floats or a combination of these and other elements can be deployed, depending on the surface.

Translations for undercarriage

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the landing-gear of an aircraft

The pilot had some difficulty in lowering the undercarriage.

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