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Definition of the adjective underslung

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  1. supported from above especially in a vehicle having springs attached to the axle from below
  2. having a lower part projecting beyond the upper
  3. having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground
    • synonym of underslung: squat
    • similar: low

Alternative definition of the adjective underslung


  1. supported from above (especially from the underside of a wing etc)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for underslung

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Google previewMillwater's Farriery: The Illustrated Dictionary of Horseshoeing and Hoofcare

by Dave Millwater

a: underslung heels; rununder heels.

crushed, underrun heels underslung heels: See: underrun heels. unguligrade: Describes a species which normally walks on its tiptoes, such as horses or deer. unilateral: On one side only.

Google previewAutomobile Dictionary (2010)

by Albert Clough

Frame, Underslung — A frame which is suspended under the axles instead of being supported over them, the deflection of the springs, under load, carrying the frame downward and away from the axles. This construction is employed when a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Underworld (2015)

British and American by Eric Partridge

underslung. 'To get Underslung means to ride under a train and have the shacks throw things at you, or to have them drag a piece of iron on a string under the car so that,

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

See also underslung load. horizon—(DOD) In general, the apparent or visible junction of the earth and sky, as seen from any specific position. Also called the apparent, visible, or local horizon. A horizontal plane passing through a point of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Homelessness (2004)

by David Levinson

Underslung—To get underslung means to ride under a train and have the shacks throw things at you, or to have them drag a piece of iron on a string under the car so that, bounding up and down, it will punish you plenty. Vag or vag 'em—To ...

Google previewDictionary of Automotive Engineering (2016)

by Don Goodsell

underslung worm transmission Worm and worm wheel final drive in which the worm is set below the worm wheel, giving a low propeller shaft. See also overslung worm transmission. undersquare engine Engine having a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Technical Education

and the main condenser is either underslung and supported from the turbine, or the condenser is carried on the foundations ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

tongue, tung, wrung, young, Young among, bee-stung, far-flung, high- strung, Kaifeng, low-slung, unstrung, unsung, well-hung adder' s-tongue, double-hung, double-tongue, triple-tongue, overhung, overstrung, underslung ung2 \ùn\ Jung, ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

lung overhung overstrung rehung rung slung sprung strung stung sung swung thereamong tongue triple-tongue underslung unhung unsprung unstrung unsung wrung young UNJ expunge lozenge lunge muskellunge orange plunge ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Automobile Body Styles, 2d ed. (2017)

by Lennart W. Haajanen

For illustration, see Underslung. Language varieties American: Low-chassis, Underslung. British: Low-chassis, Underslung. French: Surbaissé.

Google previewDyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia (1919)

The Elementary Principles, Construction, Operation and Repair of Automobiles, Gasoline Engines and Automobile Electric Systems; Including Trucks, Tractors, Motorcoaches, Automotive Diesel Engines, Aircraft Engines and Motorcyles by Andrew Lee Dyke

Sometimes the springs are fastened below the axles, called the underslung construction. A sub-frame is sometimes placed inside of the main frame to support the power and drive plant. By turn. ing, the wheel (64) the car is guided through the ...

Google previewThe Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia (2017)

A-Z Guide - Barrel Racing, Breeds, Cinch, Cowboy Curtain, Dressage, Driving, Foaling, Gaits, Grooming, Legging Up, Mustang, Piebald, Reining, Snaffle Bits, Steeple-Chasing, Tail Braiding, Trail Riding, English and Western, and So Much More by Jessie Haas

➤➤ See also conformation; topline u • underrun heels/underslung heels ...

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Hovering to pick up an underslung load, Bastion

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Underslung Meaning

Video shows what underslung means. supported from above (especially from the underside of a wing etc). having a low center of gravity. Underslung Meaning.

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Scrabble value of U1N1D2E1R1S1L1U1N1G2

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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