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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.
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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
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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
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His jaw was underhung, and when he laughed, two white buck-teeth protruded themselves and glistened savagely in the midst of the grin.
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.
With the increase in popularity of counterweight systems comes a discussion of the differences between what Boychuk describes as an "American grid" with loft blocks surface-mounted on the grid iron and the "European grid" with "underhung" blocks typically supported by the roof structure of the building.
Robert Bolen, a consultant, is honored for more than 35 years of dedicated service advocating for the use of ASME safety standards; and for outstanding contributions as a member of the B30 Safety Standards Committee for Cranes and Related Equipment including 21 years as chair of Subcommittee B30.11-Monorails and Underhung Cranes.
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.