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The components of an aircraft or a spacecraft that support the weight of the craft and its load and give it mobility on ground or water.
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(Aeronautics) another name for undercarriage1
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the wheels, floats, etc., of an aircraft, upon which it lands and moves on ground or water.
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|Noun||1.||landing gear - an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground|
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
landing skid - one of two parts of the landing gear of a helicopter
nosewheel - a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear
undercarriage - framework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle
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