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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Supported from above, as a crane that moves along a track supported from a beam.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Projecting beyond the upper jaw: applied to the under jaw.
  • Having the under jaw projecting beyond the upper jaw.
  • Suspended or hung in such a manner that the elements which carry the weight or load are below the load they carry, but the links connecting the two are in tension.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Carp.) Resting on a track at the bottom, instead of being suspended; -- said of a sliding door.
  • adjective Having the lower jaw projecting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective hung or suspended from above
  • adjective carpentry Resting on a track at the bottom, instead of being suspended; said of a sliding door.
  • adjective Having the lower jaw projecting.

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

  • adjective having a lower part projecting beyond the upper
  • adjective supported from below especially resting on a track instead of suspended from above

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