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1. Of or having a frame that is suspended from the axles rather than supported by them: a car with an underslung chassis; an underslung roadster.
2. Supported from above.
3. Having a low center of gravity.
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1. (General Engineering) suspended below a supporting member, esp (of a motor vehicle chassis) suspended below the axles
2. (General Engineering) having a low centre of gravity
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(ˈʌn dərˈslʌŋ)

1. suspended from an upper support, as the chassis of a vehicle from the axles.
2. more massive at the bottom than the top; squat.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underslung - supported from above especially in a vehicle having springs attached to the axle from belowunderslung - supported from above especially in a vehicle having springs attached to the axle from below
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.underslung - having a lower part projecting beyond the upperunderslung - having a lower part projecting beyond the upper; "an underhung jaw"; "undershot bulldog"
protrusive - thrusting outward
3.underslung - having a low center of gravityunderslung - having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground
low - literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
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[ˈʌndəslʌŋ] ADJ (Aut) → colgante
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