undercarriage

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undercarriage

1. the assembly of wheels, shock absorbers, struts, etc., that supports an aircraft on the ground and enables it to take off and land
2. the framework that supports the body of a vehicle, carriage, etc.
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undercarriage

[′ən·dər‚kar·ij]
(aerospace engineering)
The landing gear assembly for an aircraft.
(ordnance)
Fixed or movable base on which the top carriage of a weapon moves.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

undercarriage

That part of an airplane intended for its support on land or water and to absorb the shock on landing. Also called alighting gear or landing gear
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