Definitions for undercoatˈʌn dərˌkoʊt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Zool. a growth of short fur or hair lying beneath a longer growth.
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:
seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion
flat coat, ground, primer, priming, primer coat, priming coat, undercoat(noun)
the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair
prime, ground, undercoat(verb)
cover with a primer; apply a primer to
A layer of short hairs underneath the longer ones of an animal's fur
A coat of paint or other material applied onto a surface before that of a topcoat; a coloured primer
To apply an undercoat.
a coat worn under another; a light coat, as distinguished from an overcoat, or a greatcoat
a growth of short hair or fur partially concealed by a longer growth; as, a dog's undercoat