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underslung

[ uhn-der-sluhng ]
/ ˈʌn dərˈslʌŋ /
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adjective
suspended from an upper support, as the chassis of a vehicle from the axles.
supported from above; placed or suspended below the source of support: Conestoga wagons with underslung bundles and kettles.
more massive at the bottom than the top; squat: The high wings and large fuselage give the plane an underslung look.
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Origin of underslung

First recorded in 1900–05; under- + slung
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British Dictionary definitions for underslung

underslung
/ (ˌʌndəˈslʌŋ) /

adjective
suspended below a supporting member, esp (of a motor vehicle chassis) suspended below the axles
having a low centre of gravity
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