oleo strut

noun
\ˈōlēˌō-\

Definition of oleo strut 

: a cylindrical strut with a built-in telescopic shock absorber that damps or absorbs rectilinear shock (as in an aircraft landing gear) by forcing oil up through an orifice in the bottom of a hollow piston into an air-compression chamber

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