underbody


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un·der·bod·y

 (ŭn′dər-bŏd′ē)
n. pl. un·der·bod·ies
2. The under parts of the body of a motor vehicle.

underbody

(ˈʌndəˌbɒdɪ)
n, pl -bodies
the underpart of a body, as of an animal or motor vehicle

un•der•bod•y

(ˈʌn dərˌbɒd i)

n., pl. -bod•ies.
the bottom or underneath part, as of a mechanism or animal.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underbody - the soft belly or underside of an animal's bodyunderbody - the soft belly or underside of an animal's body
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
Translations

underbody

[ˈʌndəbɒdɪ] N (Aut) → bajos mpl (del chasis)
References in classic literature ?
IF YOU HAVE lived in cities and have walked in the park on a summer afternoon, you have perhaps seen, blinking in a corner of his iron cage, a huge, grotesque kind of monkey, a creature with ugly, sag- ging, hairless skin below his eyes and a bright pur- ple underbody.
Captain Hodgson opens the great colloid underbody porthole through which I watch over-lighted London slide eastward as the gale gets hold of us.
Her underbody colloid is open land her transporter-slings hang down like tentacles.
Up fly the liner's hissing slings; her underbody crashes home and she hurtles away again.
Captain Hodgson opens the underbody colloid, swings the heavy pithing-iron out of its rack which in liners is generally cased as a smoking-room settee, and at two hundred feet releases the catch.
City of Turku procurement and logistics center has asked for a mandate of Southwest Finland Regional Rescue Department offers two (2) from the base of the tanker and the role of the superstructure, as well as one (1) fire-fighting tank underbody of the car and the role of the superstructure.
It instead uses Nissan's state-of-theart CMF2 chassis, a modular system that's very similar in its concept to the ingenious Volkswagen MQB platform that can be customised for various roles by mixing and matching the engine compartment, cockpit, front underbody and rear underbody.
It instead uses Nissan's state of the art CMF2 chassis, a modular system similar in its concept to the ingenious Volkswagen MQB platform that can be customised for various roles by mixing and matching the engine compartment, cockpit, front underbody and rear underbody.
It instead uses Nissan's state of the art CMF2 chassis, a modular system that's very similar in its concept to the ingenious Volkswagen MQB platform that can be customised for various roles by mixing and matching the engine compartment, cockpit, front underbody and rear underbody.
Which variety of wagtail has a white underbody with black and white wings?
The combination of Tepex with the DLFT process opens up considerable savings potential, for instance in the fabrication of underbody components," Dittmar explains.
1/4-inch Drive 8mm and 10mm Semi-Deep Flip Sockets (S6810) The 1/4-inch Drive 8mm and 10mm Semi-Deep Flip Sockets (S6810) were developed to save service and body shop technicians' time when working on jobs that require removal of underbody panels.