Definition of underframe in English:


Line breaks: under|frame
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəfreɪm


The supporting frame or substructure of something, in particular a vehicle or piece of furniture.
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  • The frames comprise a concealed underframe to which legs in matt, shot-blasted stainless steel are attached by means of hidden screw fittings.
  • These cars had steel underframes and wood and steel car bodies.
  • Its richly decorated interior is based on papier mache panels fixed to a wooden underframe in turn attached to the cast-iron skeleton.

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