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
Upon arrival, an officer located the car with front end and undercarriage damage, up against the back of the building.
Henry Ford’s model of production in the Ford motor plant used wheels from bikes, undercarriages from carts, and the assembly line from a meat packing plant.
Early Thursday morning, Sandra stood beneath hydraulic lifts and tightened bolts on undercarriages, achieving the perfect amount of tension each time.
Massey said that Mundy was moved to an alternate Delta Air Lines flight and his emotional support dog was placed in a kennel in the undercarriage.
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.
An examination of the undercarriage of the trailer revealed that the axles had been altered to conceal narcotics.
One of those drivers, a 51-year-old Coral Springs woman, contacted authorities after having damage to the undercarriage of her Lexus inspected, said Sgt.
At 8:10 a.m. on April 22, as the pair neared a Saturn Aura, the dog alerted to the car’s undercarriage.
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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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