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underslung

[uhn-der-sluhng] /ˈʌn dərˈslʌŋ/
adjective
1.
suspended from an upper support, as the chassis of a vehicle from the axles.
2.
supported from above; placed or suspended below the source of support:
Conestoga wagons with underslung bundles and kettles.
3.
more massive at the bottom than the top; squat:
The high wings and large fuselage give the plane an underslung look.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; under- + slung
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British Dictionary definitions for underslung

underslung

/ˌʌndəˈslʌŋ/
adjective
1.
suspended below a supporting member, esp (of a motor vehicle chassis) suspended below the axles
2.
having a low centre of gravity
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