Definitions for undercoatˈʌn dərˌkoʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•coatˈʌn dərˌkoʊt(n.)

  1. Zool. a growth of short fur or hair lying beneath a longer growth.

    Category: Zoology

  2. an undercoating.

  3. a paint or sealer specially prepared for use underneath a finishing coat. a coat of such paint or sealer applied under the finishing coat.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of undercoat:

1640–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undercoat, underseal(noun)

    seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion

  2. flat coat, ground, primer, priming, primer coat, priming coat, undercoat(noun)

    the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

  3. undercoat, underfur(verb)

    thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair

  4. prime, ground, undercoat(verb)

    cover with a primer; apply a primer to

Wiktionary

  1. undercoat(Noun)

    A layer of short hairs underneath the longer ones of an animal's fur

  2. undercoat(Noun)

    A coat of paint or other material applied onto a surface before that of a topcoat; a coloured primer

  3. undercoat(Verb)

    To apply an undercoat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undercoat(noun)

    a coat worn under another; a light coat, as distinguished from an overcoat, or a greatcoat

  2. Undercoat(noun)

    a growth of short hair or fur partially concealed by a longer growth; as, a dog's undercoat

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