landing gear

landing gear
n.
the system of related parts on an aircraft or spacecraft used for support or mobility on land or water, including wheels, pontoons, shock absorbers, etc.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • landing gear — land ing gear , 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • landing gear — n [U] an aircraft s wheels and other parts that support them = ↑undercarriage …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • landing gear — landing ,gear noun uncount the equipment and wheels that an airplane uses when it lands …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • landing gear — ► NOUN ▪ the undercarriage of an aircraft …   English terms dictionary

  • landing gear — n. 1) to raise, retract a landing gear 2) to let down, lower a landing gear 3) a retractable landing gear * * * [ lændɪŋgɪə] lower a landing gear retract a landing gear a retractable landing gear to let down to raise …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Landing gear — Fahrwerk an einem Airbus A330 Fahrwerk an einer Boeing 747 Ein Flugzeugfahrwerk (engl. „landing gear“) ist die Gesamtheit der R …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • landing gear — noun an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground • Hypernyms: ↑undercarriage • Hyponyms: ↑landing skid • Part Holonyms: ↑airplane, ↑aeroplane, ↑plane …   Useful english dictionary

  • landing gear — N UNCOUNT The landing gear of an aircraft is its wheels and the structures that support the wheels …   English dictionary

  • landing gear — That part of an airplane structure that supports the aircraft when it is not flying and permits takeoffs and landings. It includes wheels, floats, and/or skis. Landing gear may be fixed or retractable …   Aviation dictionary

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