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underbody

[ uhn-der-bod-ee ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌbɒd i /
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noun, plural un·der·bod·ies.
the bottom or underneath part, as of a mechanism or animal: the underbody of a tank.
Nautical. the portion of a hull that is normally underwater.
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Origin of underbody

First recorded in 1615–25; under- + body
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British Dictionary definitions for underbody

underbody
/ (ˈʌndəˌbɒdɪ) /

noun plural -bodies
the underpart of a body, as of an animal or motor vehicle
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