Definition of underbody in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəndərˌbädē/

noun (plural underbodies)

The underside of a road vehicle, ship, or animal’s body.
Example sentences
  • The final element that contributes to improved handling and grip is the downforce - using the underbody of the vehicle to facilitate airflow and ‘stick’ the car to the tarmac.
  • A stay and crossmember were added to the underbody.
  • The underbody is flat with venturi tunnels, a front air splitter and rear diffusers, and the carbon-fibre rear wing is an option that provides some downforce at high speed.

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Syllabification: un·der·bod·y

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