underframe

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Noun1.underframe - the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shapeunderframe - the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton"
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
chassis - the skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor
hoop - a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
supporting structure - a structure that serves to support something
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Tenders are invited for Lifting Pad Stiffening Bracket For Conventional Non-Ac Underframes To Drg.
has rectified 12 Chinese locomotives, which had developed cracks in its underframes.
Bombardier has a strong production capability at its Derby site, welding underframes, cutting and shaping steel sections, and producing wiring looms and cabinets for carriages.
Unlike any ordinary tramcar its underframes had no drop platforms, the floor was the same height from end to end, considerably higher than the platforms of other cars.
Cracks occurred in the underframes of 16 Chinese locomotives but Pakistan Railways will ask the company to replace all 29 as all the locomotives are under warranty, he added.