underlayer

underlayer

(ˈʌndəˌleɪə)
n
1. a lower level
2. obsolete a foundation
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Eventually the gold plating will wear thin, and the underlayer nickel will rub against copper fingers on the PCB.
The challenges spawned a host of impressive technologies, including blood-based biomarkers, an impact-absorbing football helmet, a synthetic turf field underlayer, materials that optimize energy absorption and repel both linear and rotational impacts, and a handheld, non-invasive tool for early brain injury detection.
Bright fuchsia is enough to make a statement on its own, so keep your underlayer fuss-free and accessories minimal.
The dark appearance comes from long, nearly black guard hairs that may touch the ground, but the muskox is actually a colorful animal, with nearly white legs and a pale saddle patch where the underlayer of soft wool shows through the guard hairs.
And as you're putting in plants, an underlayer of bulbs - tulips, crocus, daffs - will be welcome come spring.
Here we have an underlayer of three cheeses, and a combination of creamy white sauce with the tomato sauce to bring out more flavor.
Two commercial formulas, one low-copper NAO and the other copper-free NAO, were made into disc pads of varying porosity without an underlayer and they were checked for specific gravity, porosity, hardness (HRS and HRR), natural frequencies, compressibility, friction, wear and squeal.
Four more surgeries followed, the last laying a film of integra, which consists of an underlayer of pure collagen to help tissue regenerate and an outer layer of silicone to prevent fluid loss and spur healing, a process that takes between two and three weeks.
For example, another winner of the Head Health Challenge II was Viconic Sporting, developer of a turf underlayer that's designed for impact management.
But that waste is stored in two one-acre lagoons, then sprayed onto fields with very little topsoil and an underlayer of porous karst, a landscape including soluble rock, caves, sinkholes, and springs.
In the work of [11], an adhesive strength of surfaced layer with amorphous underlayer is considered.
1[degrees](standard database cards 04-0082190 and 04-008-2191) in the XRD patterns of the films containing a CdS underlayer could not be determined precisely because these peaks are very close to those of dominating SnS.