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un·der·coat

 (ŭn′dər-kōt′)
n.
1. A coat worn beneath another coat.
2. A covering of short hairs lying underneath the longer outer hairs of an animal's coat.
3. also un·der·coat·ing (-kō′tĭng)
a. A coat of sealing material applied to a surface before the outer coats, as of paint, are applied.
b. The sealing material used for this purpose.
c. A tarlike substance sprayed on the underside of a vehicle to prevent rusting.
tr.v. un·der·coat·ed, un·der·coat·ing, un·der·coats
To apply an undercoat to.

undercoat

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

un•der•coat

(ˈʌn dərˌkoʊt)

n.
1. Zool. a growth of short fur or hair lying beneath a longer growth.
2. an undercoating.
3.
a. a paint or sealer specially prepared for use underneath a finishing coat.
b. a coat of such paint or sealer applied under the finishing coat.
[1640–50]

undercoat


Past participle: undercoated
Gerund: undercoating

Imperative
undercoat
undercoat
Present
I undercoat
you undercoat
he/she/it undercoats
we undercoat
you undercoat
they undercoat
Preterite
I undercoated
you undercoated
he/she/it undercoated
we undercoated
you undercoated
they undercoated
Present Continuous
I am undercoating
you are undercoating
he/she/it is undercoating
we are undercoating
you are undercoating
they are undercoating
Present Perfect
I have undercoated
you have undercoated
he/she/it has undercoated
we have undercoated
you have undercoated
they have undercoated
Past Continuous
I was undercoating
you were undercoating
he/she/it was undercoating
we were undercoating
you were undercoating
they were undercoating
Past Perfect
I had undercoated
you had undercoated
he/she/it had undercoated
we had undercoated
you had undercoated
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Future
I will undercoat
you will undercoat
he/she/it will undercoat
we will undercoat
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Future Perfect
I will have undercoated
you will have undercoated
he/she/it will have undercoated
we will have undercoated
you will have undercoated
they will have undercoated
Future Continuous
I will be undercoating
you will be undercoating
he/she/it will be undercoating
we will be undercoating
you will be undercoating
they will be undercoating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been undercoating
you have been undercoating
he/she/it has been undercoating
we have been undercoating
you have been undercoating
they have been undercoating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been undercoating
you will have been undercoating
he/she/it will have been undercoating
we will have been undercoating
you will have been undercoating
they will have been undercoating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been undercoating
you had been undercoating
he/she/it had been undercoating
we had been undercoating
you had been undercoating
they had been undercoating
Conditional
I would undercoat
you would undercoat
he/she/it would undercoat
we would undercoat
you would undercoat
they would undercoat
Past Conditional
I would have undercoated
you would have undercoated
he/she/it would have undercoated
we would have undercoated
you would have undercoated
they would have undercoated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.undercoat - seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosionundercoat - seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion
seal - a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
2.undercoat - the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surfaceundercoat - the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
coat of paint - a layer of paint covering something else
couch - a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer
3.undercoat - thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hairundercoat - thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair
fur - dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)
Verb1.undercoat - cover with a primerundercoat - cover with a primer; apply a primer to
paint - apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow"
Translations

undercoat

[ˈʌndəkəʊt]
A. N [of paint] → primera capa f, primera mano f; (= paint) → pintura f preparatoria
B. VTdar una primera capa a (US) (Aut) → proteger contra la corrosión

undercoat

[ˈʌndərkəʊt] n [paint] → sous-couche f

undercoat

[ˈʌndəˌkəʊt] n (of paint) → mano f di fondo
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HOW-TO TIP NEW wooden windows are usually supplied primed and if you're painting them yourself, don't forget to apply a couple of coats of a good exterior undercoat before the topcoat.
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Hair comes in different forms, including the undercoat, or down, which is the softer, fluffier layer that provides warmth, and the guard hairs, which are generally longer than the undercoat.
Dick Rooker ASAND the varnish to break the glaze and then apply an undercoat and a top coat.
If they show any signs of resin bleeding through the undercoat, then apply shellac knotting solution to solve this problem.