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undercoat

[uhn-der-koht]
noun
1.
a coat or jacket worn under another.
2.
Zoology. a growth of short fur or hair lying beneath a longer growth.
4.
a coat of paint or the like applied under the finishing coat.
5.
a paint, sealer, or the like specially prepared for use underneath a finishing coat.
verb (used with object)
6.
to apply an undercoating to.

Origin:
1640–50; under- + coat

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undercoat (ˈʌndəˌkəʊt)
 
n
1.  a coat of paint or other substance applied before the top coat
2.  a coat worn under an overcoat
3.  zoology another name for underfur
4.  the US name for underseal
 
vb
5.  (tr) to apply an undercoat to (a surface)

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