Underhung
Underslung Un"der*slung`, Underhung Un"der*hung", a. Of an automobile body, suspended from the springs in such a manner that the frame of the chassis is below the axles, the object being to lower the center of gravity of the car. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Underhung — Un der*hung , a. 1. (Carp.) Resting on a track at the bottom, instead of being suspended; said of a sliding door. Forney. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the lower jaw projecting. T. Hughes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • underhung — [un΄dərhuŋ′] adj. 1. UNDERSLUNG (sense 2) 2. resting or moving on a track or rail beneath, as some sliding doors …   English World dictionary

  • underhung — adj. 1 (of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw. 2 having an underhung jaw …   Useful english dictionary

  • underhung — /un deuhr hung /, adj. 1. Anat. a. (of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw. b. having the lower jaw so projecting. 2. resting on a track beneath instead of being overhung, as a sliding door. [1675 85; UNDER + HUNG] * * * …   Universalium

  • underhung — adjective hung or suspended from above …   Wiktionary

  • underhung — adjective another term for undershot (in sense 2) …   English new terms dictionary

  • underhung — /ˈʌndəhʌŋ/ (say unduhhung) adjective 1. Anatomy a. (of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw. b. having the lower jaw so projecting. 2. resting on a track beneath, instead of being overhung, as a sliding door …   Australian English dictionary

  • underhung bite — a characteristic of mandibular prognathism in which the incisal edges of the mandibular anterior teeth extend labially to the incisal edges of the maxillary anterior teeth when the jaws are in habitual occlusion …   Medical dictionary

  • Voice coil — A voice coil (consisting of a bobbin, collar and winding) is the coil of wire attached to the apex of the cone of a loudspeaker. It provides the motive force to the cone by the reaction of a magnetic field to the current passing through it. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Fly system — Fly loft of the Theater Bielefeld in Germany A fly system, flying system or theatrical rigging system, is a system of lines (e.g. ropes), blocks (pulleys), counterweights and related devices within a theatre that enable a stage crew to quickly,… …   Wikipedia

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