underbody
noun Date: 1870 the lower part of something: as a. the lower part of an animal's body ; underparts b. the lower parts of the body of a vehicle

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  • underbody — /un deuhr bod ee/, n., pl. underbodies. 1. the bottom or underneath part, as of a mechanism or animal: the underbody of a tank. 2. Naut. the portion of a hull that is normally underwater. [1615 25; UNDER + BODY] * * * …   Universalium

  • underbody — The underside of a car. Also see PVC underbody treatment …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • underbody — noun The underside of a vehicle …   Wiktionary

  • underbody — noun (plural underbodies) the underside of a road vehicle, ship, or animal s body …   English new terms dictionary

  • underbody — un•der•bod•y [[t]ˈʌn dərˌbɒd i[/t]] n. pl. bod•ies zool. the bottom or underneath part, as of a mechanism or animal • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • underbody — /ˈʌndəbɒdi/ (say unduhbodee) noun the lower part of the body, as of an animal, vehicle, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • underbody — n. (pl. ies) the under surface of the body of an animal, vehicle, etc …   Useful english dictionary

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  • underbody protection — A coating of the underbody of a vehicle, usually with organic coating materials (plastic, wax, bitumen based products), to protect it from mechanical damage and corrosion …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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