undercarriage

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noun un·der·car·riage \ ˈən-dər-ˌker-ij , -ˌka-rij \

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

  1. There was a problem with the plane's undercarriage.

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First Known Use of undercarriage

circa 1796


UNDERCARRIAGE Defined for English Language Learners

undercarriage

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Definition of undercarriage for English Language Learners

  • : the supporting structures of a car, truck, etc.


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