undercoat

Definitions of undercoat
  1. noun
    the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
    synonyms: flat coat, ground, primer, primer coat, priming, priming coat
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    types:
    couch
    a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer
    type of:
    coat of paint
    a layer of paint covering something else
  2. noun
    seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion
    synonyms: underseal
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    type of:
    seal
    a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
  3. verb
    cover with a primer; apply a primer to
    synonyms: ground, prime
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    type of:
    paint
    apply paint to; coat with paint
  4. noun
    thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair
    synonyms: underfur
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    type of:
    fur
    dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)
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