Definition of underslung in English:


Line breaks: under|slung
Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈslʌŋ


  • 1Suspended from the underside of something: helicopters hover to lift underslung loads
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    • 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.
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    • The cockpit was underslung, with a top-mounted cannon and two machine guns on either side.

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