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landing gear

Syllabification: land·ing gear

Definition of landing gear in English:

noun

The undercarriage of an aircraft, including the wheels or pontoons on which it rests while not in the air.
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.

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