underside


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un·der·side

 (ŭn′dər-sīd′)
n.
1. The side or surface that is underneath; the bottom side. Also called undersurface.
2. The side that is less desirable, reputable, or noble than the obverse: "hunger, isolation, filth, the underside of [a] hellish regime" (National Review).

underside

(ˈʌndəˌsaɪd)
n
the bottom or lower surface

un•der•side

(ˈʌn dərˌsaɪd)

n.
an under or lower side.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underside - the lower side of anythingunderside - the lower side of anything    
base - a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit; "a tub should sit on its own base"
bilge - where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom
heel - the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
sole - the underside of footwear or a golf club
side, face - a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
underbelly - lower side; "the underbellies of clouds"

underside

noun bottom, base, underneath the underside of the car

underside

noun
A side or surface that is below or under:
Translations
جانِب سُفْلي
spodní strana
underside
alsó rész
neîri hliî, botn
apakšaapakšpuse
spodná strana
alt yüz/taraf/yan

underside

[ˈʌndəsaɪd] Nparte f inferior

underside

[ˈʌndərsaɪd] ndessous m

underside

[ˈʌndəˌsaɪd] nparte f di sotto

underside

(ˈandəsaid) noun
the lower surface; the part or side lying beneath.

underside

n. el lado de abajo.
References in classic literature ?
He rolled up his shirt-sleeve and compared the white underside if the arm with his face.
Furthermore, it was remarkably easy to overthrow a dog taken by surprise; while a dog, thus overthrown, invariably exposed for a moment the soft underside of its neck--the vulnerable point at which to strike for its life.
Raphael's face was found boldly executed on the underside of the moulding board, and Bacchus on the head of a beer barrel.
It was noon now, and so hot that the dogwoods and scrub-oaks began to turn up the silvery underside of their leaves, and all the foliage looked soft and wilted.
They stood silent, not looking at each other, but looking at the evergreens which were being tossed, and were showing the pale underside of their leaves against the blackening sky.
The underside of the chest, body and tail were a greenish white.
They were hot and stiff as boards on top, and a little damp on the underside, when he awakened; but being hungry, he put them on and set out again.
The underside of the mantel-shelf was flushed with the high-coloured light, and the legs of the table nearest the fire.
The shrouds were wet with moisture; it dripped from our rigging overhead; and on the underside of our booms drops of water took shape in long swaying lines, which were detached and flung to the deck in mimic showers at each surge of the schooner.
The doors and shutters were painted green, and the underside of the penthouses had been lined with deal boards in the German fashion, and painted white.
At first she could see no injury, but as she tried to raise him she saw that blood was pouring from the underside of his neck.
They hung on the steps in a crawling, stirring cluster, beating madly with their fists the underside of the battened hatch, and the headlong rush of the water above was heard in the intervals of their yelling.