underlayer

underlayer

(ˈʌndəˌleɪə)
n
1. a lower level
2. obsolete a foundation
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ZIGGLE PERSONALISED BEIGE SHERPA FLEECE CABLE BLANKET: A two-layered blanket with a thick sherpa fleece underlayer and cable-knitted top.
If coated thick enough, a primer underlayer would no longer be required for providing corrosion protection; our hope is that protection could be obtained in one direct-to-metal layer as long as consistently thick film builds were achieved along the sharp edges.
A thicker gold deposit on ENEPIG is seen as a way to enhance wire bonding to the finish, while preventing damage to the nickel underlayer.
Such facts provide the underlayer for Iannucci's sparkling comedy, and perhaps his greatest achievement lies in milking the bizarre circumstances for laughs without losing sight of the horrors inherent in Stalin's legacy.
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.
A Ta underlayer of 60 nm and Ta coverlayer of 60 nm were used to suppress the oxidation of NdFeB films.