Definition of landing gear in English:

landing gear

Syllabification: land·ing gear

noun

  • The undercarriage of an aircraft, including the wheels or pontoons on which it rests while not in the air.
    More example sentences
    • It is thought the seat of the fire was in the landing gear under the aircraft's main fuselage.
    • You may get killed walking across the street when you can get hit by a landing gear falling from an aircraft.
    • On touchdown, all three landing gears were sheared and the aircraft underside was substantially damaged.

More definitions of landing gear

Definition of landing gear in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tortie
Pronunciation: ˈtɔːtiː
noun
a tortoiseshell cat