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.

Nearby words

  1. underbearer,
  2. underbelly,
  3. underbid,
  4. underbite,
  5. underbodice,
  6. underboss,
  7. underbred,
  8. underbrush,
  9. underbudgeted,
  10. underbuy

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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