Definition of undercarriage
1 : a supporting framework or underside (as of an automobile)
2 : the landing gear of an airplane
Examples of undercarriage in a Sentence
There was a problem with the plane's undercarriage.
Recent Examples of undercarriage from the Web
The right front headlight sustained damage and is without part of its assembly, and the black plastic undercarriage in the right front also was damaged, troopers said.
A patented crankshaft spins two tiny brushes to sweep miscellaneous crumbs (bagel as well as rubber) into the undercarriage dustpan, and a release hatch dumps the flotsam into the trash.
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UNDERCARRIAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of undercarriage for English Language Learners
: the supporting structures of a car, truck, etc.
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