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undercoat definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion [syn: undercoat, underseal]
2: the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface [syn: flat coat, ground, primer, priming, primer coat, priming coat, undercoat]
3: thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair [syn: undercoat, underfur] v
1: cover with a primer; apply a primer to [syn: prime, ground, undercoat]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1591 1. a coat or jacket worn under another 2. a growth of short hair or fur partly concealed by the longer and usually coarser guard hairs of a mammal 3. a. a coat (as of paint) applied as a base for another coat b. undercoating 4. dialect petticoat

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a a preliminary layer of paint under the finishing coat. b the paint used for this. 2 an animal's under layer of hair or down. 3 a coat worn under another. Derivatives: undercoating n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Undercoat Un"der*coat`, n. 1. A coat worn under another; a light coat, as distinguished from an overcoat, or a greatcoat. 2. A growth of short hair or fur partially concealed by a longer growth; as, a dog's undercoat.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(undercoats) An undercoat is a covering of paint or varnish put onto a surface as a base for a final covering of paint or varnish. Compare topcoat. N-VAR

Moby Thesaurus

chromogen, coat, coat of paint, coating, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, dead-color, distemper, drier, dye, dyestuff, exterior paint, flat coat, flat wash, floor enamel, ground, interior paint, medium, opaque color, paint, pigment, prime coat, primer, priming, stain, tempera, thinner, tinction, tincture, transparent color, turpentine, turps, undercoating, vehicle, wash, wash coat



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