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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The components of an aircraft or a spacecraft that support the weight of the craft and its load and give it mobility on ground or water.

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  • n. the wheels, tyres, brakes, shock absorbers etc of an aircraft; its undercarriage

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The wheels and attached structures under an airplane that support it and allow it to move when on the ground; also, the floats or pontoons of an amphibious airplane together with their supporting structures. Landing gear may be fixed rigidly in place, or retractable when in flight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground

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