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landing gear

noun [U] uk   ( UK also undercarriage) us  
the set of wheels and other parts that support a plane when it is on the ground and make it possible to take off and land
Translations of “landing gear”
in Chinese (Traditional) (飛機的)起落架…
in Chinese (Simplified) (飞机的)起落架…
(Definition of landing gear from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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