undercladding

cladding

[klad-ing]
noun
1.
the act or process of bonding one metal to another, usually to protect the inner metal from corrosion.
2.
metal bonded to an inner core of another metal.

Origin:
1880–85; clad2 + -ing1

undercladding, noun
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cladding (ˈklædɪŋ)
 
n
1.  the process of protecting one metal by bonding a second metal to its surface
2.  the protective coating so bonded to metal
3.  the material used for the outside facing of a building, etc

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clad
1300, alternative pt. and pp. of clothe, from O.E. geclæþd, pp. of clæþan "to clothe," from clað "cloth."
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