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underslung

Syllabification: un·der·slung
Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈsləNG
 
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Definition of underslung in English:

adjective

1Suspended from the underside of something: helicopters hover to lift underslung loads
More example sentences
  • Then every piece of equipment, including our food supply boxes, had to be accurately weighed so that we could tally the full weight of each underslung load.
  • An underslung load hook is capable of carrying external loads up to 12,000 lb, and the load measurement is displayed in the cockpit.
  • Cargo helicopters are heavier models capable of carrying 60 troops, lightly armoured vehicles, or underslung loads such as artillery and munitions.
1.1(Of a vehicle chassis) hanging lower than the axles.
Example sentences
  • The cockpit was underslung, with a top-mounted cannon and two machine guns on either side.

Words that rhyme with underslung

among, bung, clung, dung, flung, hung, lung, outflung, rung, shantung, slung, sprung, strung, stung, sung, swung, tongue, wrung, young

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