underhung


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un·der·hung

 (ŭn′dər-hŭng′)
adj.
Supported from above, as a crane that moves along a track supported from a beam.

underhung

(ˌʌndəˈhʌŋ)
adj
1. (Anatomy) (of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw; undershot
2. (Architecture) (of a sliding door, etc) supported at its lower edge by a track or rail
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underhung - supported from below especially resting on a track instead of suspended from aboveunderhung - supported from below especially resting on a track instead of suspended from above; "underhung sliding doors"
supported - held up or having the weight borne especially from below; "supported joints in a railroad track have ties directly under the rail ends"
2.underhung - having a lower part projecting beyond the upperunderhung - having a lower part projecting beyond the upper; "an underhung jaw"; "undershot bulldog"
protrusive - thrusting outward
References in classic literature ?
His jaw was underhung, and when he laughed, two white buck-teeth protruded themselves and glistened savagely in the midst of the grin.
2 kv, 2000-ampere, outdoor, single-pole, single-throw, for horizontal underhung mounting, with terminal lugs for 3-inch ips bus pipe; 30 ea, switches, disconnecting, hook-stick operated, 7.
Typical standard crane systems currently available include: overhead cranes with single or double girder design; underhung cranes including low headroom design; jib cranes; cranes with in-line mechanically linked synchronised hoists; cranes with parallel operating hoists; crane capacities up to 100 tonnes; crane operation spans up to 36 metres.
These options are available on explosion-proof Global King and World Series hoists with underhung and top-running trolleys as well as deck-mounted configurations.
Controlled by either a handle or pendant, the UM series of underhung, overhead-mounted rigid and telescoping manipulators handle rolls weighing up to 300 pounds.
lips protruding, and chin underhung, his hair woolly, and his eye sullenly dark'.
The NS-27 ($10,000) combines a 24" planar mid and 3" planar tweeter with a 12" underhung woofer--and they used two pairs of these, front and rear.
Darius is only slightly overweight, but everything about him appears tender and fleshy: the heels of his hands and the little underhung bellies of skin between the knuckles of his fingers, his small paunch, the cushions of his cheeks, his chubby iridescent lips.
2 Kv, 600-ampere, Outdoor, Single-pole, Single-throw, For Horizontal Underhung Mounting.
The committee maintains two ANSI approved standards, NOG-1 Rules for Construction of Overhead and Gantry Cranes (Top Running Bridge, Multiple Girder) and NUM-1 Rules for Construction of Cranes, Monorails, and Hoists (with Bridge or Trolley or Hoist of the Underhung Type).
Alternately, the underhung model mounts on a monorail to serve multiple production lines.
Its compact body has a short end approach for top running and underhung overhead bridge cranes in facilities with limited space.